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Bluefin tuna: Fastest fish in the ocean is on a fast track to extinction

Bluefin tuna (NOAA photo)

The western Atlantic bluefin tuna, one of the fastest fish in the ocean, is also on a fast track to extinction — and a new federal proposal would speed its demise.

The Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ocean species and ecosystems from overfishing and bad fishery practices, has just issued the following alert:
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Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2009
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