It has the second largest reported catch of eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna (1,237 metric tonnes in 2011).
What does ABFT stand for?
ABFT stands for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
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Samples in periodicals archive:
A report released last month warned that more than twice as many tonnes of Atlantic bluefin tuna were sold last year compared with official catch records for this threatened species.
Summary: The season for an ancient and spectacular tuna-fishing technique has begun off Spain's southwest coast, and fishermen fear it could soon disappear if fleets of factory ships elsewhere keep overfishing prized Atlantic bluefin tuna.
Today's CITES committee vote not to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna is an unfortunate step backwards.
COUNTRIES voted against a ban on the international trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna yesterday, in a move conservationists warned could set the species "on a pathway to extinction".
Atlantis Group is the single largest importer of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna into Japan.
Australia would prefer a CITES Appendix II listing, which would see international trade in Atlantic bluefin tuna closely monitored and regulated.
A trade ban on Atlantic bluefin tuna could put shoppers off buying all forms of tuna unless the industry acts now to educate them, experts have warned.