Blue Fin Tuna Populations Have Declined 96 Percent

These wonderful animals deserve better

At the rate their being hunted they’ll be extinct in a few years, until recently there was no limit on how many you could catch, even so its rarely enforced due to many fishing vessels operating in international waters or countries simply don’t have the infastructure to enforce the catch limit. Recently a Bluefin Tuna sold at auction for 1.76 million dollars in japan. We need to raise awareness of this issue or such a majestic and vital animal to the ocean ecosystem will disapear forever

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