Video: Bluefin tuna near extinction

Overfishing off Mediterranean coast threatens deplete Blufish tuna within few years.

    For millions of years the giant bluefin tuna has been one of the most successful predators in the ocean.

    But serious overfishing is threatening to wipe out the species.

    Stocks in the Mediterranean have fallen close to a level at which the tuna will be unable to breed.

    Scientists are beginning a tagging process to find out if anything can be done to save it.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from the Catalan coast in Spain.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    More than 300 people died in Somalia but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Japan's third-largest steelmaker has admitted it faked data on parts used in cars, planes and trains.