The num­bers

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The de­cline in num­bers of the bluefin tuna in the north­ern Pa­cific Ocean. The per­cent­age of the catch that has not yet re­pro­duced. The years it takes for a bluefin tuna to reach sex­ual ma­tu­rity and re­pro­duce.

$1.8

mil­lion The record price fetched in Ja­pan for one bluefin tuna. The num­bers come from a re­cent report pro­duced by the Pew En­vi­ron­ment Group.

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