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2011-08-15 22:25:02

A global study by an international team including professor John Graves of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has found that several species of tunas and billfishes are threatened and in need of further protection.

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2011-07-10 08:33:21

Tuna species are in more danger now than ever before, as two new species were added to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species this week.

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2011-05-29 06:15:00

The US rejected calls to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna as an endangered species on Friday.

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2011-04-19 11:30:00

More than 40 species of fish that are native to the Mediterranean Seas are threatened with extinction in the next few years.

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2010-11-27 15:40:00

Researchers at the Spanish Oceanographic Institute (IEO) have taken a new step towards achieving the domestication of bluefin tuna.

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2010-04-21 07:51:08

New research showing that that mercury levels are higher in some species of tuna could help consumers minimize their consumption of the silvery metal in their sushi and provide a powerful new tool for regulatory organizations.

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2009-11-20 07:40:48

While most of us would never willingly consume a highly endangered species, doing so might be as easy as plucking sushi from a bento box.

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2009-11-16 12:25:00

The EU Commission has announced an agreement among 45 countries to lower the annual catch quota for threatened bluefin tuna in the Atlantic.

2008-10-13 06:00:27

On 13 October, the website of the Indonesian daily Kompas reported that the Indonesian Government is attempting to secure a larger quota for southern bluefin or western bluefin tuna because the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) has set the Indonesian quota at only 750 tonnes per year.


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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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