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VIDEO: Fully Farm Raised Bluefin Tuna Help Battle Overfishing

The bluefin tuna is one of the most popular and expensive fish on the market, if not the most popular and expensive. Because of that, it doesn’t come as any surprise that the bluefin tuna is heavily overfished, which negatively affects their populations. This negative impact can alter their marine ecosystem and causes prices to go …

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Commercial Fishers Illegally Catches 1,500 Pounds Over Snapper and Grouper

Officer with the FWC discovered a fishing vessel that was 1500 pounds over its limit after boarding it 35 miles offshore. The violation resulted in a $14,000 fine from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Overfishing is a practice that only ends up hurting  those that follow guidelines when its continued occurrence forces limits …

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One of the World’s Biggest Fisheries Is on the Verge of Collapse

PUERTO PRINCESA, PHILIPPINES  Years ago Christopher Tubo caught a 660-pound blue marlin in the South China Sea. The fishing was good there, he says. Tuna fishermen would come home from a trip with dozens of the high-value fish as well as a good haul of other species. “Here there’s none of that,” he says, looking …

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