30 Dec '11, 10pm

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

For Immediate Release, December 30, 2011 Contact: Catherine Kilduff, (415) 644-8580 Lawsuit Filed to Protect U.S. Bluefin Tuna from Overfishing Fishing Expanded Along Atlantic Coast While Populations Plummet WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit today against the National Marine Fisheries Service challenging a new rule that expands overfishing of highly imperiled Atlantic bluefin tuna. The lawsuit seeks to halt the dramatic expansion of commercial fishing from Massachusetts to Florida in an effort to prevent bluefin from being fished to extinction. “Bluefin tuna were once the giants of the sea, but overfishing has depleted the ocean of this remarkable fish. It’s completely backwards to ramp up fishing of bluefin tuna at a time when they’re increasingly rare,” said Catherine Kilduff, a staff attorney at the Center. Western Atlantic bluefin have dec...

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