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Pacific bluefin tuna carried little radiation from Japan to California

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 19:57

Pacific bluefin tuna carried radioactivity from Japan`s 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster as they swam across the ocean to the shores of California.

Tuna fetches record USD 736K in Tokyo

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 17:04

A bluefin tuna caught off northeastern Japan fetched a record 56.49 million yen, or about USD 736,000, today in the first auction of the year at Tokyo`s Tsukiji fish market.

US keeps bluefin tuna off endangered list

Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 08:56

Global fad for Japanese food was driving the world`s stocks of tuna to dangerously low levels.

Crunch time at bluefin tuna meet

Last Updated: Saturday, November 27, 2010, 22:35

Ten days of backroom dealing come to a head on Saturday when fishing nations announce new catch quotas for Atlantic bluefin tuna, a species many scientists say is teetering on the brink.

Australia moves to protect bluefin tuna

Last Updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010, 22:17

Bluefin tuna fish would be listed as `conservation-dependent` in a new move to protect the species.

Japan celebrates defeat of bluefin tuna trade ban

Last Updated: Friday, March 19, 2010, 21:17

The Japanese government, sushi lovers and seafood traders at Tokyo`s massive Tsukiji fish market on Friday cheered the defeat of a proposed ban on trade in endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna.

Japan fights proposed ban on trade in bluefin tuna

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 19:30

Japan is fighting a proposed ban on trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna.

Japan lacks measures to save bluefin tuna: Monaco

Last Updated: Monday, March 15, 2010, 13:53

The Monaco representative at the international conference to conserve endangered wildlife says Japan lacks specific measures to conserve bluefin tuna and should come up with steps that would satisfy signatory states.

Bluefin tuna tops CITES conference agenda in Doha

Last Updated: Sunday, March 14, 2010, 00:39

A contentious battle between Asia and the West over the fate of the Atlantic bluefin tuna prized by sushi lovers overshadowed a United Nations conference that opened Saturday in the Gulf state of Qatar.

Japan to ignore bluefin tuna ban

Last Updated: Saturday, March 06, 2010, 00:23

Japan said on Thursday it would ignore any ban on international trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna, a proposal that has won US support ahead of a crucial vote next month.

Brussels to propose bluefin tuna fishing ban

Last Updated: Friday, February 19, 2010, 10:55

Brussels will on Monday propose that the 27 EU governments ban commercial bluefin tuna fishing by classifying the species as being under threat of extinction, sources close to the dossier said.

UN body backs proposed bluefin tuna trade ban

Last Updated: Saturday, February 06, 2010, 16:20

A UN body says it supports a Monaco proposal to ban trade in bluefin tuna, an issue which will be discussed at meeting of Washington Convention signatory states.