Grade Level: 9-12
Lesson Time: 1- 1.5 hrs.
ICCAT’s Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Species Summary Report <pdf download>
Natl. Science Standards
Click here for a list of the aligned National Science Education Standards. <web link>
Fisheries, Fish, Policy & Resource Management <web link>
Using data from the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), examine bluefin tuna fishing levels.
- Describe the basic life history of the bluefin tuna.
- Evaluate ICCAT international bluefin tuna fishery data to assess catch patterns in the eastern and western Atlantic.
- Recognize the importance of stock origin and management implications.
Activity: Tale_of_Tuna <pdf download>