10 Aug '17, 12am

Trump Administration Denies Endangered Species Protection for Pacific Bluefin Tuna #care2

Trump Administration Denies Endangered Species Protection for Pacific Bluefin Tuna #care2

Pacific bluefin tuna have declined by a staggering 97 percent , but the Trump administration has declined to grant them much-needed federal protection that would have helped ensure their survival. Pacific bluefin tuna are slow-growing, taking years to fully mature, and long-lived, which makes them especially vulnerable to overfishing . The demand for them, particularly for sushi, has led fisheries to drive them down to less than 3 percent of their historic population. In June 2016, a coalition of a dozen conservation organizations requested that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) protect Pacific bluefin tuna as endangered under the Endangered Species Act over concerns that overfishing is going to cause their extinction if action isn’t taken to stop it. The petitioners argued that most tuna taken today is caught before they can reproduce. While the mature fish wou...

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