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ABFTAmerican Board of Forensic Toxicology
ABFTAtlantic Bluefin Tuna
ABFTAlgorithm-Based Fault Tolerance
ABFTAmy Biehl Foundation Trust (South Africa)
ABFTAbaft (naval terminology)
ABFTAssociation of British Fire Trades (UK)
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Atlantic bluefin tuna demonstrated the impact of climate change: During the 1990s, when seawater temperatures actually cooled for a period, mercury accumulation in those fish declined.
cefas and the university of exeter are collaborating on a research project to provide a baseline understanding of the ecology of atlantic bluefin tuna (thunnus thynnus; abft) in waters of the british isles.
Complex migration routes of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) question current population structure paradigm.
It is the third time an Atlantic bluefin tuna has been found in Scotland as the species makes a return to British waters.
"There's probably no fish that's ever been more politicized than Atlantic bluefin tuna," said Golet, a University of Maine professor.
BARBATE, Spain: The season for an ancient and spectacular tuna-fishing technique has begun off Spain's southwest coast, and fishermen fear it could soon disappear if fleets of factory ships elsewhere keep overfishing prized Atlantic bluefin tuna.
Kent Carpenter, IUCN global marine species assessment co-ordinator, said: "The Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic population of the Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is of particular concern.
Tagging of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus thynnus, Off the Coast of
Stocks of Atlantic bluefin tuna, a popular delicacy in Japan that can fetch $100,000 a fish and weigh as much as an average horse, have plunged more than 80 percent since 1970, Western scientists say.
The United States, Kenya and Norway supported a recent proposal to end the export of Atlantic bluefin tuna that have precipitously declined by 75 percent.
The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) concluded without providing any trade protections whatsoever for severely depleted Atlantic bluefin tuna and four vulnerable species of sharks - scalloped hammerhead, oceanic white tip, porbeagle and spiny dogfish."We cannot continue to empty our oceans without consequence," said Susan Lieberman, director of international policy for the Pew Environment Group.
Question: What do the Atlantic bluefin tuna and the polar bear have in common?
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