Stop Whale Sharks from Being Used as Bait for Tuna Fishing

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Ceri Jones
2 years ago
Im not damn vegan but i dont need a reason to save our oceans. Off for steak dinner now.

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MARTHA NEWMAN
8 years ago
AND WE KNOW HOW LONG IT TAKES TO REPRODUCE FOR THIS SPECIES????

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DIANE KASTEL
9 years ago
Whale sharks are harmless filter-feeders that can grow to be the size of a school bus and live for more than 70 years. Although exceedingly rare, encounters with these spectacular animals have dazzled divers and underwater photographers around the world.

Unfortunately, some tuna companies are slaughtering these majestic giants... but not until after they turn them into live fishing gear.

Tuna fisherman use whale sharks as fish-aggregating devices (FADs), attaching radio locators to their bodies, allowing them to gather schools of tuna and other fish around them, and then scooping everything up in a net. The whale shark is often caught and released numerous times before it finally dies from the brutal treatment.

The truth is disturbing, but Chicken of the Sea can do something about it. Take action and ask them to make a commitment to not use whale sharks as bait

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Anthony Scarman
9 years ago
Why do I get the impression that this is the asian bandits that destroy the seas to provide sushi for fat business men

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Tan Marriott
9 years ago
Such a delicate creature. We are going to end up with empty polluted oceans unless we make a stand. Stop buying Tuna, that will send a message.

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Cliff Josephson
9 years ago
We need to put an end to the greed and avarice of these commercial pirates of our Oceans. They won't be satisified until they have caught the last fish.

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Belinda Gilkerson
9 years ago
disgusting.

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Tara Parker
9 years ago
This is insane, cruel, and unnecessary! Whale sharks are some of the most beautiful and least dangerous creatures in the sea. This ridiculous method must stop immediately!

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Yolande Montepara
9 years ago
I am shocked and appalled at the brutality inflicted on innocent cetacean.

Please don't support cruelty to cetacean.

Please take action to stop the suffering of millions of cetacean.

Please make a strong statement against cetacean abuse.

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Thomas Privitor
9 years ago
are you fucking serious? Here is another reason i hate human kind. these people would risk the life of suck a majestic creature for profit. My grand-kids may never see one of these amazing animals but it guess its ok as long as you make a buck.