Can this university save bluefin tuna from extinction?


From CNNMoney:

“They’re fast, strong and can weigh up to 1,000 pounds — but Pacific bluefin tuna are no match for today’s tech-savvy fishing rigs.

The population of Pacific bluefin tuna has tumbled to 2.6% of pre-fished levels, but one university in Japan has found an answer.

“Japan is the largest consumer of tuna in the world, and we are feeling a sense of crisis,” said Syunichi Kanke, a lab worker at Kindai University Aquaculture Research Institute.

Kindai University is a leader in fish farming — the practice of raising fish in enclosures. It has been working on a sustainable solution since being established in 1948.”


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