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News: Overfishing bluefin tuna reaches tipping point

Conservation groups hailed the NOAA rule, which was years in the making, as a big step. "This historic action will help western Atlantic bluefin tuna rebuild to healthy levels [...]

September 5, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: Thunnus thynnus, bluefin tuna

A smaller western population spawns in the Gulf of Mexico, and a larger eastern population spawns in the Mediterranean Sea. [...]

April 9, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

News: Pacific bluefin tuna population has dropped by 96 percent

One problem is the majority of bluefin fishermen are snagging fish are under a year old, further hindering the species' chance to procreate. [...]

November 19, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Science, Slide

Take Action: Urge NOAA to strengthen longline fishing proposal

Please join us in calling on NOAA Fisheries to implement strong measures that will protect spawning bluefin in the Gulf of Mexico [...]

October 29, 2013 RECENT, Slide, Take Action

Book Review: The Unnatural History of the Sea by Callum Roberts

It was only 200 years ago that the universal belief was that the sea was an inexhaustible resource [...]

May 23, 2013 RECENT, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Longline fishing under fire in Gulf of Mexico

Longline fleets drop large baited hooks to catch big fish. Hundreds of strong hooks are attached to fishing lines that branch out from a main line that is miles long. [...]

September 18, 2012 Conservation, RECENT