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Over-fishing endangers Bluefin tuna

Japan proposes 15 percent cut in Bluefin catch as population dips by 96 percent over the years.

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The Pacific Bluefin tuna is under threat. Its population has dipped by 96 percent over the years because of over-fishing.

Japan has recently proposed a 15 percent cut in catches of tuna younger than three years old. But this still needs to be formally accepted.

Al Jazeera'a Florence Looi reports from Tokyo.

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