Sustainability: Bluefin Quotas

Sustainability: Bluefin Quotas

The Wicked Tuna fishermen talk about the benefits of fishing quotas.


9 - 12+



National Geographic Channel

Bluefin tuna are large, fast swimming fish that sushi-lovers prize. In the north Atlantic, the species' numbers have decreased dramatically. The spawning population is believed to be 21 to 29 percent of what it was in 1970. Fishing of bluefin tuna is now strictly regulated in the United States.

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September 27, 2022

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