07 Jul '11, 6pm

Bluefin tuna at 'risk of collapse' without drastic action #environment #news #conservation

Bluefin tuna at 'risk of collapse' without drastic action #environment #news #conservation

The economics of supply and demand don't work in favor of endangered species , it would seem. A new report into the conservation status of tuna and billfish shows that the most endangered fish are the most high-valued - and the only way to prevent a total collapse is to close those fisheries down. The study is being published in Science today, and comes ahead of the third joint meeting of the Tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, being held in California next week. Tuna, which belong to the scombrid family of fishes - also including mackerel and bonitos - are some of the top predatory fish in the oceans, together with billfish such as swordfish and marlin. But many species of both groups are teetering on the edge of catastrophe, because of overfishing - driven in part by rising prices for ever scarcer fish. This report is the first to assess the extinction risk...

Full article: http://www.earthtimes.org/conservation/bluefin-tuna-risk-...

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