Posted by: Bob Payne | August 17, 2011

Time for fishing bans to protect threatened tuna stocks says report

A new study says that more work needs to be done to protect some of the most economically important fish species which are exploited across international boundaries, making protecting them more difficult. The study of tuna and billfish populations by a team including professor John Graves of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science was the first to use the methods of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) which keeps the Red List, the globally recognised register of endangered species.

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