NOAA Fisheries today announced final regulations that will help protect Atlantic bluefin tuna by reducing dead discards and providing measures to help ensure compliance with international quotas.
What does ABFT stand for?
ABFT stands for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
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This historic action will help western Atlantic bluefin tuna rebuild to healthy levels.
THIS massive Atlantic bluefin tuna was caught off the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.
Commercial species such as Atlantic bluefin tuna and dusky groupers were also among those found to be endangered, the assessment revealed.
According to many marine biologists, Atlantic bluefin tuna, one of three closely related bluefin tuna species, are in danger of going extinct within a decade if the governments of the world can't come together to ban catching and/or selling the lucrative species.
The Atlantic bluefin tuna, for example, can swim 30 mph for extended periods but has a limited number of hearing organs.
Meanwhile, conservation group WWF teamed up with supermarket chains and restaurants earlier this week to press countries to set stricter fishing regulations for Atlantic bluefin tuna at the Paris conference.
Fishing nations will try to thrash out a deal on Atlantic bluefin tuna quotas in 2011 at talks that pit economic interests against those of environmental groups.