World Tuna Day 

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World Tuna Day  in United Nations in 2021
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About World Tuna Day 

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Dates of World Tuna Day 
2022 United Nations Monday, May 2ndWorld Tuna Day 
2021 United Nations Sunday, May 2ndWorld Tuna Day 
2020 United Nations Saturday, May 2ndWorld Tuna Day 
2019 United Nations Thursday, May 2ndWorld Tuna Day 
Summary
A day to highlight the importance of conservation management to ensure that we have systems in place to prevent tuna stocks from crashing.

In December 2016, the United Nations General Assembly voted to officially observe the World Tuna.

Did you know?

  • Tuna and tuna-like species include approximately 40 species occurring in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans and in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • As a result of the amazing qualities of tuna, the fish are threatened by an overwhelming demand. Approximately 7 million tonnes of tuna and tuna-like species are landed yearly.
  • Tuna species account for 20 per cent of the value of all marine capture fisheries and over eight per cent of all globally traded seafood.
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