A Pacific bluefin tuna sold for $323000. Can the species be saved?

gotradeseafood | January 12, 2018 | Tuna News

A single Pacific bluefin tuna sold for 36.45 million yen, or $323,111, during the famed New Year auction at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market last Friday, Jan. 5. The sale took place amid ongoing concerns over the dire status of stocks of the species, Thunnus orientalis, which are now at 2.6 percent of pre-fishing … …read more



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