In the image above, Blue fin tuna are being fished. Using the method of a gigantic fishing net. This is called Driftnet fishing. It captures massive amounts of tuna all at once.
The image above shows what a blue fin tuna is. It also shows how large they are. Unfortunately, it also goes to show that this fish has fallen victim to over fishing.
Blue fin Tuna is predicted to go extinct in our lifetime according to this info graphic. Over the years blue fin population has decreased. Although, its 2018 and 2012 was the predicted extinction. They are still on the verge of extinction.
The years go on as the amount of bluefin caught increases. 1991 in this graph, reads to be the highest amount of bluefin caught. Leading by 3,250.
Every fish has something not so clean about it , as to why we shouldn't eat it . This is different though, our tuna population is said to be going extinct in our life time. So this article goes in depth on why we shouldn't eat tuna .
This video is about Bluefin Tuna Overfishing and who is to blame. The video also states that a big portion of the tuna being fished is fished illegally. This also explains why the tuna are fished.
Atlantic long line fishing is mainly for swordfish and yellow tuna. This also talks about how much by catch is caught while fishing for blue fin.
This explains how actions have been made towards preserving Blue fin tuna. And how support of the US is a big impact on what is put into place and when.
This article is all about how many different kinds of fish are over fished like the northern albacore and bigeye. All according to UNFAO.
Why is bluefin the target? They are a favorite for sushi and chefs around the world. Being popular is not always beneficiary...
Bluefin are being caught as juveniles, never being able to reproduce. Which is why the blue fin population has decreased by 96%. This article explains in depth.