Study Calls Into Question Quotas on Bluefin Tuna

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: August 17, 2001   View Article

Not all Atlantic bluefin tuna are homebodies, scientists have learned.

That means officials will have to rethink present management plans designed to prevent overfishing of the species, say the authors of a study that provides the best knowledge so far about the Atlantic bluefin’s migratory and spawning patterns.

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