30 Jun '16, 12pm

Pacific bluefin tuna should be protected under Endangered Species Act

Pacific bluefin tuna should be protected under Endangered Species Act

An alliance of environmental groups has petitioned the National Marine Service to consider bluefin tuna and its habitat to be endangered, due to overfishing. Pacific bluefin tuna populations are plummeting as demand for the fish increases, mostly as a luxury item on sushi menus around world. The bluefin population has dropped to 3 percent of what it once was, before it became such a sought-after consumable; and the future is particularly grim because most of the bluefin tuna caught (approximately 97 percent, according to the WWF) are juvenile, not yet mature enough to reproduce. WWF - Current Situation of Pacific Bluefin Tuna and Stock Management /via A press release from the Center for Biological Diversity explains: “In 2014 the Pacific Bluefin tuna population produced the second-lowest number of young fish seen since 1952. Just a few adult age classes of Pacific bluefin ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/animals/pacific-bluefin-tuna-sh...

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