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Catch-and-release tuna fishery catches 20% of N.S. market

Three years ago, the federal government began allowing catch-and-release bluefin tuna fishing. Canada has a quota of almost 500 tons for bluefin tuna. The recreational fishery is allowed ten tons, based on the estimate that three per cent of fish will die during encounter. Read the rest here  07:42