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2013-06-18 12:22:49

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 20, at 10 a.m. EDT, The Pew Charitable Trusts will host a media phone briefing on critical upcoming decisions for western Atlantic bluefin tuna - a population that is just 36 percent of what it was in 1970. Fisheries managers and scientists from around the world could shape the fate of this iconic species when they meet next week in Canada. This meeting in Montreal from June 26-28 will set the stage for international...

2013-05-09 23:49:30

Today, Bluefin Media, Director of Spanish Operations, Ana Ayanegui, announced the launch of its Spanish Fashion Network. This is in addition to the Spanish Entertainment News vertical (GossipCenter Network) that has been successful over the past year offering unique content to a global Spanish speaking audience. Perrysburg,OH (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Today, Bluefin Media´s Director of Spanish Operations, Ana Ayanegui, announced the launch of the web-based company´s Spanish Fashion...

2013-05-09 23:33:14

Today, Bluefin Media´s Global Food Media network unveiled a fresh look for its delectably informative staple website, RecipeCorner.com. Perrysburg, OH (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Today, Bluefin Media´s Global Food Media network unveiled a fresh look for its delectably informative staple website, RecipeCorner.com. The new logo and homepage layout feature soothing blues, organic greens, and modern fonts that reflect the energetic and tasteful edge of Recipe Corner´s audience....

2013-05-01 23:04:54

Bluefin Media announces its corporate “digital face” to the world, http://www.bluefinmedia.com. Perrysburg, Ohio (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Today, Bluefin Media announces its corporate “digital face” to the world, http://www.bluefinmedia.com. Bluefin is a leading digital media company whose fundamental principles are to produce empowering, entertaining, and engaging lifestyle content. The corporate site offers a fresh insider look at this energetic company, and gives...

2013-03-06 12:25:43

SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, has issued a voluntary recall on specific codes of 5-ounce Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products. The recall has been issued because the products do not meet the company's standards for seal tightness. Loose seals or seams could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens and lead to illness if consumed. There have been no reports to date of any illness associated with these...

2013-01-23 12:21:29

Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna Seeks Better Dolphin-Safe Labeling WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna launched an international effort to promote a more sustainable approach to tuna fishing and truth-in-labeling. By educating consumers about the true nature of current tuna fishing and labeling practices, the Campaign for Eco-Safe Tuna seeks to ensure that not only dolphins, but sharks, marine turtles, seabirds, juvenile tuna and other...

2013-01-02 12:21:21

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, millions of viewers tuned in for a new series the critics called "wicked authentic." Now, the salty stars of National Geographic Channel's (NGC) breakout hit Wicked Tuna are back as the show returns for its second season, beginning Sunday, January 13, 2013, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. For more information, visit www.natgeotv.com/wickedtuna and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/NGC_PR. Wicked Tuna follows a group of spirited fishermen...

Tuna Threatened By Overfishing
2012-12-03 06:28:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Environmentalists, fishing experts, and Pacific Island nations are concerned over depleting stocks of the bigeye tuna, and are calling for stricter catch limits to help prevent overfishing. Participants at a Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) conference are calling for a 30-percent reduction of bigeye catch limits in the region, according to AFP reports published Sunday. "Participants at the...

2012-11-22 20:20:15

Multibillion-dollar tuna management body at a crossroads WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group will host a media phone briefing on the upcoming meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in Manila, Philippines. The briefing will take place Tuesday, Nov. 27. Twenty-five member WCPFC governments will gather Dec. 2-6 to discuss conservation and management of tuna in the western and central Pacific Ocean, the source for...

Numbers Of Overfished Tuna Could Improve With Pacific Fishing Zones
2012-11-14 12:58:29

University of Hawaii “‘ SOEST Marine zoning in the Pacific Ocean, in combination with other measures, could significantly improve numbers of heavily overfished bigeye tuna and improve local economies, a fish modelling study has found. Scientists working at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, HI), the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC, Noumea, New Caledonia) and Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS, Toulouse, France), have found that a network of marine zones...


Latest Scombridae Reference Libraries

Giant Sea Bass, Stereolepis gigas
2013-10-17 10:51:00

The Giant Sea Bass (Stereolepis gigas) is a fish that is native to the North Pacific Ocean. In spite of its conspicuous size and curious nature, comparatively little is known about its biology or behavior. There are published reports of giant sea bass achieving sizes of 8.2 feet and a weight of up to 562 pounds. Aside from its tremendous size, the giant sea bass is known also for its lengthy life span. The giant sea bass matures around the age of 11 or 12, around the weight of 50 pounds....

Little tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus
2013-03-28 14:07:39

The little tunny is found widespread in temperate and tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea. It is the most common tuna and is highly migratory, with a range from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Brazil in the Western Atlantic. In the Eastern Atlantic it is found from Skagerrak to South Africa. The little tunny will form schools close to the shoreline, around inlets, and sandbars that can cover up to two miles. This fish prefers warm water and will migrate south in...

Yellowfin Tuna, Thunnus albacares
2013-01-12 07:32:33

The yellowfin tuna is found in deep off-shore water distributed worldwide in both tropical and subtropical oceans, ranging to depths of 330 ft. The yellowfin can dive to 3,500 feet or more, but generally school in depths 246 feet or less. Although the yellow fin is a deep water fish it will occasionally come to shallower water to feed when water conditions are suitable and food is abundant. Being one of the larger species of tuna the yellowfin can weigh over 400 lbs. and reach a length of...

Blackfin Tuna, Thunnus atlanticus
2012-05-22 10:43:32

The Blackfin Tuna (Thunnus atlanticus) is a species of tuna found only in the western Atlantic Ocean from Cape Cod to Brazil. This is the smallest species of tuna, typically growing to 39 inches in length and weighing 46 lbs. It has an oval-shaped body, black back with slight yellow on the finlets, and yellow on the sides of the body. The dietary needs of this tuna are less than for most other tuna species. It will eat the tiny larvae of king shrimp and mantis shrimp, true shrimp, and...

Albacore, Thunnus alalunga
2012-04-02 15:56:46

The Albacore, (Thunnus alalunga), also known as the Albacore Tuna, Albicore, Longfin, Albies, Pigfish, Tombo ahi, Binnaga, Pacific Albacore, German Bonito, Longfin Tuna, Longfin Tunny, and just Tuna, is a species of fish in the Scombridae family. It is the only species of tuna they is marketed as “white meat tuna” in the United States. It is found in open waters of all tropical and temperate oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. The adult Albacore measure up to 4.5 feet in length and...

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