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To Slow Decline of Western Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Fishery Managers Must Lower Quota https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/articles/2020/10/29/to-slow-decline-of-western-atlantic-bluefin-tuna-fishery-managers-must-lower-quota

https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/articles/2020/10/29/to-slow-decline-of-western-atlantic-bluefin-tuna-fishery-managers-must-lower-quota

pewtrusts.org

published 10/29/2020

summary

The population of the iconic western Atlantic bluefin tuna—the giant fish featured in fishing reality shows and at the top of many sushi menus—has declined and is experiencing overfishing, according to a new stock assessment by scientists at the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).