At the International Boston Seafood Show in March, Greenpeace showed up with a "red list" of allegedly overfished species to be avoided that included yellowfin, albacore and big eye as well as bluefin tuna, plus Alaska pollock, Greenland and Atlantic halibut, Atlantic salmon (wild or farmed) and cod, tropical shrimp (wild or farmed) and other familiar species, plus less familiar ones like orange roughy, hoki and ocean quahog.
At the ESE in Brussels, the Greenpeace protesters focused on just tuna, chaining themselves to the stands until police removed them.
management organization have also largely failed to minimize incidental of marine species, known as bycatch, such as sharks, marine turtles, seabirds, small whales and dolphins, although WWF applauds the Inter- American Tropical Tuna
Commission's efforts to reduce the bycatch of marine turtles by encouraging the use of circle hooks.
ovaries were collected, from fish greater than 50 cm in length, from commercial landings of purse seiners fishing in the EPO during 1995.
Global productions of canned tuna
was 775,000 tons in 1985, 16 percent above 1979 production.
Although we know much about Atlantic cod and bluefin tuna
, we have not learned a thing from their history and we may lose them because of that," he said.
ICCAT members like Japan and the United States have backed a proposal submitted by an ICCAT scientific panel for halving the annual catch quota of bluefin tuna
in the region from the present level to about 15,000 tons or less.
Foundation pointed to the findings of a major study by the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, which confirms that the health benefits of consuming seafood far outweigh any risk due to trace amounts of mercury in fish.
While the high volume has lowered tuna
prices in Japan, the stricter regulations may push prices higher, the sources said.
Creations is convenient and flavorful and changing the way tuna
The report, ''Tuna
Farming in the Mediterranean: the bluefin tuna
stock at stake,'' criticizes the European Union for legal loopholes that allow tuna
farms to benefit from aquaculture subsidies.
New Gourmet Choice is a premium cut of tuna
that is so delicious, yet convenient, that it can be enjoyed on its own at anytime," said Lisa Henriksen, Vice President of Marketing at StarKist Seafood.