Myths that won’t go away
The scientific literature, print and e-media are full of stories on fisheries sustainability that are simply wrong – yet keep getting repeated and are widely accepted. This page highlights the most ubiquitous of these myths, and provides a summary of the true situation with respect to the issue addressed.
Though sharks have sadly been declining in population for some time, large fish that we eat (namely tuna and billfish) have not declined as much as the media would have you believe. A popular report claims that 90% of the big fish populations that we eat were depleted by 1980. Click here to find out why tuna and billfish will stay on sushi menus for decades to come.