In contrast to the two previous years where DTU Aqua has tagged tuna
, the researchers had not previously received reports of tuna
leaping out of the water in the Skagerrak before the tagging started.
fishing is the major a[euro]" and in some cases the only a[euro]" source of sustenance for many, the decreasing numbers of the saltwater fish that was once found in abundance is a matter of grave concern.
Shawn Gerstenberger and his colleagues at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas also went shopping for tuna
, but they sought out a more prosaic form of this fish: canned.
''Australia believes raising the conservation status of the species as a means to deliver better international fisheries management, is the best way of ensuring sustainable harvest and management of Atlantic bluefin tuna
into the future, rather than simply banning international trade alone,'' Garrett said.
The agency will receive applications for withdrawals from tuna
fishing until the end of March and pay compensations for scrapping of boats.
The European Commission was forced to ban bluefin tuna
fishing in the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic for the rest of the year; at a meeting in Tokyo in March, ICCAT called for stricter recovery goals for bluefin tuna
stocks in the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
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China, one of the commission members, has sharply increased its harvesting of bigeye tuna
in the Atlantic, spawning concerns about a sharp drop in Atlantic tuna
NMFS personnel was, therefore, established for accurately determining the species composition in the "yellowfin tuna
In Japan on Tuesday, a Fisheries Agency official said the catch quota cut would not work to boost prices immediately in Japan because bluefin and other higher-priced tuna
inventories are abundant.
Since the early 1990s, considerable purse-seine fishing effort in the EPO has been directed at tunas
associated with floating objects, including manmade fish-aggregating devices (Lennert-Cody and Hall, 2000).
The unanimous recommendation was made at a policy-making commission meeting of the 28-member International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
(ICCAT) in Morocco, which ended Monday.