18 Oct '11, 4am

Report Shows Bluefin Tuna Trade Plagued With Fraud

Several years ago, as overfishing of Northern bluefin tuna prompted the species to be classified as critically endangered, scientists from the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) began outlining quotas on what the fishing industry could sustainably harvest. In order to ensure such quotas were respected, fisheries are required to document their catches, but there's just one problem -- somehow more tuna have been ending up at market than were reported caught. According to a report from the BBC, an investigation by the Pew Environment Group found that in some cases far more than double the number the fish were sold than should have been. Researchers believe that shoddy record-keeping and even outright fraud may be to blame for the discrepancy -- and that the fate of bluefin tuna is likely far worse when poaching is factored in as well. The ...

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Report Shows Bluefin Tuna Trade Plagued With Fraud

treehugger.com 18 Oct '11, 4am

Several years ago, as overfishing of Northern bluefin tuna prompted the species to be classified as critically endangered,...

Far more bluefin sold than reported caught: rep...

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Bluefin Tuna Trade Exceeded Legal Quotas by 141...

e360.yale.edu 18 Oct '11, 4pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Oct '11, 11am

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