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Hungry bluefin tuna in a sea of plenty

Bluefin tuna are going hungry in a sea full of fish because their foraging habits are most efficient with larger—not necessarily more abundant—prey, according to a study led by a University of Maine marine ...

dateJun 22, 2015 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 ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Mercury levels in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna increasing

Mercury concentrations in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna are increasing at a rate of 3.8 percent or more per year, according to a new University of Michigan-led study that suggests rising atmospheric levels of the toxin are to blame.

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Environment
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Pacific states say tuna talks making slow progress

Pacific island states expressed frustration Wednesday at a lack of progress in talks aimed at protecting the region's valuable tuna resources, accusing powerful faraway fishing nations of stalling on conservation ...

dateDec 03, 2014 in Ecology
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