News tagged with pacific bluefin tuna

Pacific tuna meet fails to agree on cutbacks

Pacific island states and countries failed on Friday to strike a deal to protect shrinking supplies of tuna and adopt cutbacks following a regional conference, officials said, sparking condemnation from conservationists.

dateSep 02, 2016 in Ecology
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How tuna stay warm with cold hearts

Scientists at The University of Manchester, working with colleagues at Stanford University in America, have discovered how prized bluefin tuna keep their hearts pumping during temperature changes that would stop a human heart. ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Surrogate sushi: Japan biotech for bluefin tuna

Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened. Marine scientist Goro Yamazaki, who is known in this seaside community as "Young Mr. Fish," is working to ensure the species ...

dateNov 20, 2014 in Biotechnology
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