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Friday, January 07, 2011

Bluefin Tuna Sets Record for Sale

Need further proof that we are over fishing our oceans. One way to tell is the price of product. The fewer fish to choose from, the higher the price for what remains. The Atlantic Bluefin Tuna will most likely be extinct by 2012, at the current rate of fishing. And due to its reduction in populations the Bluefin is setting record prices. One single Bluefin Tuna just sold for 32.49 million yen in Tokyo, roughly $400,000. That's right, four hundred thousand dollars for a single fish.

Read more on BBC News


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