Atlantic Bluefin Tuna is the most expensive selling fish in the world. This fish is now on the verge of extinction. Atlantic Bluefin Tuna holds the record for the most expensive fish in the world. World Tuna Day is celebrated every year on 2 May for the conservation of this fish. In December 2016, the United Nations decided to officially celebrate World Tuna Day to save it.
You can be jailed for hunting bluefin tuna
The UK government has banned the hunting of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. If someone hunts fish, it can lead to a lock-up if caught. In addition, hefty fines may also be imposed. According to the law, if someone accidentally catches a tuna fish, it has to be released into the sea immediately. According to reports, a person had seen several bluefin tuna fishes together on 23 October 2021. According to Cornwall Live, in August 2021, a large bluefin tuna fish was sighted near Porthcarno.
Bluefin tuna can be more than 10 feet long
Bluefin tuna found in the Atlantic can grow to be more than 10 feet long. The weight of these fish can be about 250 kg or more. These fish are included in the endangered species. These fish had been missing from the Cornish coast for almost 100 years. Just for the last 10 years, their presence is being spotted in this area. These fish are most commonly seen in summer. Tuna are not dangerous to humans and they eat other small fish.
Knowing the price, the senses will fly away
This particular species of bluefin tuna fish is one of the largest in the world. These torpedo-shaped fish are known for their speed and strength. This is the reason why Atlantic bluefin tuna fish can travel long distances in the ocean. At the same time, the blood of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna fish is warm. It swims very fast because of the heat accumulated in the swimming muscles. In the year 2020, a bluefin tuna fish was auctioned in Tokyo, which was called 12. 8 crore was purchased. The fish was 276 kg. Whereas the price of this fish can be up to 23 crores.
Bluefin fish is on the verge of extinction
Tuna fish is a staple of Japan’s most famous dish, Shushi. Due to which there is a lot of demand for tuna fish in many countries including Japan. Due to which their population is decreasing rapidly. According to the report of the International Scientific Committee, the population of tuna and tuna-like species in the North Pacific Ocean has decreased rapidly in 2017. Tuna fish population in the Pacific has declined. It has reduced to 6 percent, in the year 2016 this population is 4. was 3 per cent.