05 Jan '12, 11am

One More Shot at Protecting Bluefin Tuna: A lawsuit aims to halt overfishing for a popular, and highly imperiled...

One More Shot at Protecting Bluefin Tuna: A lawsuit aims to halt overfishing for a popular, and highly imperiled...

The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service challenging a new rule that it says will only increase overfishing for the species that conservationists say is already on the brink of destruction. The new rule would allow for "dramatic expansion" of commercial fishing on the U.S. East Coast, according to the lawsuit. Western Atlantic bluefin tuna numbers have declined more than 80% since 1970, and yet the new rule would nearly double the number of fish that commercial ships could catch each day, according to the lawsuit. “This rule enables fishermen to chase the remaining bluefin tuna down the Atlantic Coast on their way to reproduce in the Gulf of Mexico. At some point, the last bluefin tuna will be caught, and there’ll be no fishery left at all,” said Catherine Kilduff, a staff attorney at the Center. In June, federal...

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biologicaldiversity.org 31 Dec '11, 9am

For Immediate Release, December 30, 2011 Contact: Catherine Kilduff, (415) 644-8580 Lawsuit Filed to Protect U.S. Bluefin ...

Lawsuit Filed to Protect U.S. Bluefin Tuna from...

biologicaldiversity.org 30 Dec '11, 10pm

For Immediate Release, December 30, 2011 Contact: Catherine Kilduff, (415) 644-8580 Lawsuit Filed to Protect U.S. Bluefin ...

Huge tuna auctioned off at 1 million dollars

Huge tuna auctioned off at 1 million dollars

soshiok.com 05 Jan '12, 10am

A deep-pocketed restaurateur shelled out nearly three-quarters of a million dollars for a single tuna fish at Japan's Tsuk...

269kg bluefin tuna fetches a record $948k at Japan auction

269kg bluefin tuna fetches a record $948k at Ja...

straitstimes.com 05 Jan '12, 4am

Sushi-Zanmai owner, a sushi restuarant chain, Kiyoshi Kimura (R) poses next to a 269 kilogram bluefin tuna he purchased on...

Single Bluefin Tuna Sold to Sushi Magnate for a Record-breaking $736,000 (Video)

Single Bluefin Tuna Sold to Sushi Magnate for a...

treehugger.com 05 Jan '12, 9pm

The bluefin Tuna is in the process of being fished to extinction : conservation scientists say that if current trends cont...

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todayonline.com 05 Jan '12, 5am

TOKYO - Kiyomura KK, a Tokyo-based sushi chain operator, paid a record ¥56 million (S$938,292) for a frozen whole tuna, th...

With scary, declining population numbers, #Bluefin #Tuna sells in #Tokyo for a record $736,000. #EndangeredSpecies

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ecorazzi.com 06 Jan '12, 6pm

, the tuna was caught off the coast of northeastern Japan and sold for 56.49 million yen, or around $736,000 USD. The 593 ...

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mnn.com 06 Jan '12, 9pm

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Single tuna fetches record $736k at Japan auction

Single tuna fetches record $736k at Japan auction

luxuo.com 06 Jan '12, 4pm

A deep-pocketed restaurateur shelled out nearly $750,000 for a tuna at Japan’s Tsukiji fish market on Thursday, smashing t...