World Tuna Day 

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World Tuna Day  around the world in 2021
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About World Tuna Day 

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Dates of World Tuna Day 
2022 United NationsMay 2
United Nations Mon, May 2Not A Public Holiday
2021 United NationsMay 2
United Nations Sun, May 2Not A Public Holiday
2020 United NationsMay 2
United Nations Sat, May 2Not A Public Holiday
2019 United NationsMay 2
United Nations Thu, May 2Not A Public Holiday
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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