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  • BFT recapture in the Adriatic Sea


    A bluefin tuna tagged in the Adriatic Sea has been caught again after 20 months in the wild, as Axel Nanko now informed me. The fish was caught by his friend Christian on April 29th on board Axel's boat off...
  • Bluefin spawning area off Madeira?


    A so far unknown spawning area of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) may be off Madeira. This is the result of a now published DNA study on the origin and return to the "birthplace" of almost 1,000 BFT in the...
  • Mako shark will be better protected in the future – a little bit.


    The mako shark will be better protected in the future after a majority decision of the UN Conference on Species Conservation. The top predator should now be listed on the so-called Appendix 2 of the Washington Convention on International Trade...