Swimming With Giant Tuna

Bluefin Tuna, Fish, Fishing & Fishermen on October 10th, 2012 4 Comments

First posted on Huffington Post on October 1, 2012. Greetings from my hardship post. I am at North Lake harbor on Prince Edward Island.  I’m here to witness giant bluefin tuna. Giant? Essentially all the fish weigh between 500 and 1,000 pounds. So, yeah, giant. Fishermen like Ross Keus want to develop no-kill bluefin tourism, […]

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Bluefin Tuna: In Danger But Not Endangered

Bluefin Tuna, Fish, Fishing & Fishermen on June 8th, 2011 3 Comments

First published on The Huffington Post. On May 27, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced it won’t list Atlantic bluefin tuna as endangered. (Note timing: a Friday before a 3-day holiday.) The decision is understandable. The warm-blooded giant bluefin tuna can exceed half a ton and swim at highway speeds. Though also extremely […]

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