Saving an Ocean Giant: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna by The Pew Environment Group

This pin reflects back on our lengthy discussion on Bluefin Tuna and the decline in their population, as well as the detrimental effects of their harvesting around the world.

The Yellowfin Tuna is among the larger Tuna species, reaching weights over 180 kg (400 lb), but is significantly smaller than the Atlantic and Pacific bluefintunas, which can reach over 450 kg (990 lb), and slightly smaller than the bigeye tuna and the Southern Bluefin Tuna.

The Yellowfin Tuna is among the larger Tuna species, reaching weights over 180 kg (400 lb), but is significantly smaller than the Atlantic and Pacific bluefintunas, which can reach over 450 kg (990 lb), and slightly smaller than the bigeye tuna and the Southern Bluefin Tuna.

Tunafish

Tunafish

Top 10 Nature Photos of 2017-Atlantic bluefin tuna

Top 10 Nature Photos of 2017-Atlantic bluefin tuna

Learn How to Draw an Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Fishes) Step by Step : Drawing Tutorials

Learn How to Draw an Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Fishes) Step by Step : Drawing Tutorials

Bluefin tuna, super speedy fish with blood warming technology

A group of small-scale Japanese fishermen are waging an increasingly public struggle against industrial fishing fleets that are using sonar and huge nets to scoop up massive catches of spawning Pacific bluefin tuna.

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Bluefin are the largest tuna. Illegal fishing of Atlantic bluefin is a big problem and the fishery has been plagued by lack of enforcement and control. Support WWF in protecting vulnerable species and their habitats.

Bluefin Tuna Populations are being Threatened by Overfishing

A record radioactive contamination from last year's Fukushima nuclear accident has been detected in Pacific Bluefin tuna caught off the coast of California

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus)

The Many Different Species of Tuna

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus)

Is It Time To Catch The Wave Of Rebounding Atlantic Bluefin Tuna?

Is It Time To Catch The Wave Of Rebounding Atlantic Bluefin Tuna?

New England fishers say it's been decades since they've hauled in so many tuna, and some in the industry are urging higher quotas. But some environmental groups fear the population is still imperiled.

A new study commissioned by WWF uncovers that between 2000 and 2010, the equivalent of 18,704 tons of live Bluefin tuna were traded via Panama without being reported to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) – the international body managing the fishery. - See more at: http://aquaculturedirectory.co.uk/wwf-uncovers-massive-unreported-trade-of-atlantic-bluefin-tuna-through-panama/#sthash.glea8lbS.dpuf

WWF Uncovers Massive Unreported Trade of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna through Panama

Potential Western Atlantic spawning area found for Atlantic bluefin tuna

Potential Western Atlantic spawning area found for Atlantic bluefin tuna

New Bluefin Tuna Findings March 2016

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