Tuna Wars pp 371-377 | Cite as

The End of the Trail, the Beginning of a New Tuna Era

  • Steven Adolf


This is where our tuna quest ends. It has been a long journey in time and space in search of the whereabouts of the fish that was caught, processed and traded on an industrial scale for millennia. I have tried to guide you through the complex and fascinating history of a fish that always has had an impact on us in many ways—ways that most of us are hardly aware of. I have also tried to explain some of the classic as well as the modern tuna wars of our time and pointed out that they are decisive for a sustainable future of this fish. At the start of the third millennium, tuna swims between hope and fear, a protagonist in hybrid wars on the seas and the markets that has become the battlegrounds for issues of its sustainable survival.


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  • Steven Adolf
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  1. 1.AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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