You can't read anything in the mainstream media or from some conservation bodies about Atlantic Bluefin Tuna without the deafening, repeated use of 'ENDANGERED'.
That status was applied by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature in 2011.
Since then, the Global Quota, or Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for Atlantic Bluefin has been nearly tripled. So who is right?
Some lockdown induced spare time had me digging on this topic further. Download the article below.
The recent appearance of large numbers of Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in the waters around the British Isles is not unprecedented. The extent of the areas, their numbers and range of year classes may well be though.... In the attached article we look at the post 2000 history of these amazing fish, here on our doorstep.
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna are amazing creatures. Growing to huge sizes, capable of speed up to 75/80kph, diving to depths of beyond 1,000 metres, and found from the tropics to the Arctic waters. How do they do this? In the attached article we take a brief look at what makes them so special.