bigeye tuna


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bigeye tuna

n.
A commercially important tuna (Thunnus obesus) with yellow fins and large eyes, found in tropical and subtropical seas.
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A sword or a bigeye tuna might see a blue light at Vi mile whereas a green light might be half that distance," Keith says.
The two-day forum will discuss ways to come up with appropriate strategies to address the overfishing of bigeye tuna and the threat faced by yellow fin tuna in the region.
They warned that the multi-billion dollar fishery faces a dire threat as bigeye tuna are down to 16 percent of their original level.
Using hook depth as a tool to selectively target pelagic species has been used extensively in commercial fisheries for decades, with most of the effort focused on bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus, and albacore, Thunnus alalunga, (Suzuki et ah, 1977; Sakagawa et ah, 1987).
The number one beneficiary of the closure will be Pacific bigeye tuna, which is now at only 20 to 30 percent of its historic level.
Time is running out to rescue Pacific bigeye tuna stock and (we urge) fishing nations to jointly reduce catches before it's too late," Greenpeace said in a statement released at a press conference in Tokyo with the World Wide Fund for Nature and environmental research group the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Abstract--The effects of El Nino--Southern Oscillation events on catches of Bigeye Tuna (Thunnus obesus) in the eastern Indian Ocean (EIO) off Java were evaluated through the use of remotely sensed environmental data (sea-surface-height anomaly [SSHA], sea-surface temperature [SST], and chlorophylla concentration), and Bigeye Tuna catch data.
Other menu options include signature favourites such as smoked salmon Oscars, slow-braised lamb shank, mini Kobe burgers with aged cheddar and remoulade and sustainable seafood like Atlantic bigeye tuna and wild caught yellowtail snapper.
Tuna meeting closes with little commitment to cut bigeye tuna catch
Bluefish, shark, swordfish, wild sturgeon, opah and bigeye tuna carry a proportionately large mercury burden as well.
We found no patterns consistent with the contention of Uozumi (2003) that targeting bigeye tuna has resulted in reduced blue marlin bycatch or that suggests that some catchability adjustment is warranted to gain a better historical perspective of long term population changes for this species.
Tasteless smoke preserves the taste, color and texture of frozen seafood--especially yellowfin and bigeye tuna, which tend to go brown unless they are frozen and held at ultra-low temperatures.