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Browsing the "Tuna" Tag

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill to protect Menhaden

The measure will strengthen conservation efforts by prohibiting the commercial use of purse seines, that can encircle an entire school of fish. [...]

April 22, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Atlantic bigeye tuna is approaching collapse

After the iconic Atlantic bluefin tuna, which can go for tens of thousands of dollars per fish, the Atlantic bigeye is the next priciest tuna. [...]

November 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Bahamian Minister sets “goal” of doubling annual $90M fisheries exports

Fishermen yesterday backed a Cabinet Minister's goal of doubling Bahamian fisheries exports to near-$200 million. [...]

April 9, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Longline boats allowed to fish Florida’s east coast

Unfortunately, NMFS has approved the Exempted Fishing Permit, which allows longline boats to fish inside Florida’s East Coast Closed Zone. [...]

August 21, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

New study indicates Costa Rica is giving away its fishing wealth

The commercial value of tuna here is of some $62 million per year. Of this total, Costa Rica receives only $904,000 in licensing fees, the report states. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Video: Tuna on a dry fly

This is some jaw dropping tuna footage. Pristine conditions, near shore, small boats, fly tackle and a variety of teeming tuna all fired up to attack the fly. [...]

June 10, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Conservation: Netting Billions – A global valuation of tuna

The Pew Charitable Trusts presents the first effort to estimate the full global value of the primary commercial fisheries targeting these seven tuna species and the value of the resulting products [...]

May 3, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Why we’ve been hugely underestimating the overfishing of the oceans

Pelagic longline fishing: Fisherman string miles of baited hooks between buoys out in the open ocean in an attempt to catch swordfish and yellowfin tuna. [...]

February 23, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Overfishing of large predators has dire consequences

When there is an absence of predators that allows tiny fish to thrive, it also leaves them vulnerable to disease and boom-and-bust cycles... [...]

November 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Undercurrent: Mutiny on the Majestic Blue

A captain held captive by his own crew. A boat flying the U.S. flag but violating every American law. Welcome to the big, bad world of distant water tuna fishing. [...]

October 22, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized