Sustainability: Bluefin Regulations

Sustainability: Bluefin Regulations

Bluefin tuna fishing regulations in America are whole-heartedly endorsed by the Wicked Tuna fishermen.

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9 - 12+

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Biology

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Bluefin tuna are huge, powerful fish that have been living in the Atlantic Ocean for at least 40 million years. The species' population has dropped dramatically due to overfishing. Fishers keep up with the demand for the tuna meat, which is usually eaten sushi-style—raw. In the United States, fishing of bluefin tuna is highly regulated.

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Meghan E. Marrero
Editor
Cathlyn Matracia
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Julie Brown, National Geographic Society
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Alison Michel
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Last Updated

May 20, 2022

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