What are some populations of fish that are in danger of becoming extinct?



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    According to the WWF, World Wildlife Federation, one example of endangered fish is the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. Bluefin tuna, which is normally found in the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean sea, is the source of the highest grade sushi. Because of unsustainable fishing practices, these fish are endangered.   

    Bluefin Tuna

    Other examples of endangered fish include the following:

    1. Catfish

    2. White River Springfish

    3. Pupfish

    4. Pahrump Poolfish

    5. Smalltooth Sawfish


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    There are hundreds of fish species that are seeing declines in population.  For an exhaustive list, you can go to the IUCN Red List and search “fish” and it will show fish ranging from “least concern” to “extinct in the wild.” 

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