SEED Magazine is running a welcome news story on a Japanese/EU agreement to ease their collective appetite for tuna. This is a very important development. The Japanese have been a significant source of politicial pressure at ICCAT in the past. This cooperative atmosphere for marine conservation may herald a new era in fisheries management.
If you’re interested in learning more about bluefin tuna (the most expensive fish in the world), there’s addtional background information on the Gulf of Mexico spawning grounds for bluefin tuna from a DSN story posted October 2006.