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dolphin-safe label does not inform consumers about the killing of dolphins in any of the world's tuna fisheries other than the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP) Ocean, "even if dolphins have in fact been killed or seriously injured during the trip.
Paralarvae of jumbo squid and purpleback squid were found in 781 of 1438 plankton samples from surface and oblique tows conducted by the Southwest Fisheries Science Center (NOAA) in the eastern tropical Pacific over the 8-year period of 1998-2006.
Clipperton Island (10[degrees] 18' N, 109[degrees] 13' W) is an isolated, uninhabited, French-owned atoll in the middle of the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, ~1,280 km west of the coast of Mexico (Fig.
La Nina is characterized by unusually cool ocean surface temperatures in the central and eastern tropical Pacific.
Marine mammal advocates are optimistic that the Panama Declaration, an international agreement signed in 1997 by several Eastern Tropical Pacific countries and others that bans using dolphins to track tuna, has already helped curtail the process that has been so destructive.
The presence of this barnacle on common bottlenose dolphin (hereafter bottlenose dolphin), Tursiops truncatus, have been studied in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean (Kane et al.
The El Nino is an abnormal warming of the ocean waters in the eastern tropical Pacific which trigger changes in the seasonal weather patterns.
The El Nino climatological effect -- the periodic warming of central and eastern tropical Pacific waters -- occurs on average every two to five years and typically lasts about 12 months.