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Take the Pledge: Join the Bluefin Boycott

Bluefin tuna

Overfishing is pushing bluefin tuna to the brink of extinction. These magnificent animals are famous for their racecar-like speeds, but their population has been reduced to historically low levels by more than 80 percent since industrial fishing began.

The government ignored the danger to bluefin tuna and gave industry its way when it denied Endangered Species Act protection to Atlantic bluefin tuna in 2011. After years of catching Pacific bluefin tuna before they reproduced, populations are at critically low levels, having declined 96.4 percent from unfished levels. The government started an Endangered Species Act review of Pacific bluefin tuna in 2016.

So right now the best way to stop overfishing is to vote with your plate.

Bluefin tuna remains a prized menu item in some restaurants. Send the message that serving bluefin tuna is unacceptable by signing our pledge; then share this with your friends and local restaurants.

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Learn more about the Center's work to save bluefin tuna.

These restaurants have pledged not to sell or buy bluefin tuna:

Blue Hill, Manhattan, NY, US
Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, NY, US
Bon Appétit Management Company, Palo Alto, CA, US
Chez Panisse, Berkeley, CA, US
Farmers & Fishers, Washington, DC, US
Tataki South, San Francisco, CA, US
Tataki Sushi and Sake Bar, San Francisco, CA, US
Umi, San Francisco, CA, US
80 Restaurant, San Miguel Allende Mexico, Mexico,
A Toute Heure, Cranford, NJ, US
Anthony's, Richland, WA, US
Bamboo Sushi, Portland, OR, US
Barbarini Mercato, NY, NY, US
Blue Wasabi Sushi & Martini Bar, Scottsdale, AZ, US
Bob Chinn's Restaurant, Buffalo Grove, IL, US
Cafe Bon Homme, Royal Oak, MI, US
Cracker Barrel, Strawberry Plains, TN, US
Anthony's, Richland, WA, US
Babols, Liverpool, GB
Bamboo Sushi, Portland, OR, US
Berns, Stockholm, SE
Blue Hill, Revere, PA, US
Blue Ribbon, Brooklyn, NY, US
Blue Wasabi Sushi & Martini Bar, Scottsdale, AZ, US
Bob Chinn's Restaurant, Buffalo Grove, IL, US
Butcher & Banker Pub, Beamsville, ON, CA
Cafe Bon Homme, Royal Oak, MI, US
Calle 8 Cafe, San Antonio, TX, US
Ca'n Tià, Palma, ES
Candle 79, Commack, NY, US
Chae's Coffee +, Cottonwood, AZ, US
Cracker Barrel, Strawberry Plains, TN, US
Davinci's, Mahopac, NY, US
Délitheque Restaurant, Montréal, QC, CA
Denny's, Boca Raton, FL, US
Distributor; J&B group's seafood buyer, Minneapolis, MN, US
Eddies, Orange, MA, US
Elm Bar, New Haven, CT, US
Farmer's & Fishers, Milwaukee, WI, US
Farmstead, Providence, RI, US
Finz Restaurant, Stuart, FL, US
Fish, Sausalito, CA, US
Flight Deck, Salem, OR, US
Harkness Student Co-operative, Oberlin, OH, US
Ibbys, St. Louis, MO, US
Jason O'Connell, Redondo Beach, CA, US
Jersey City Board of Education, Jersey City, NJ, US
Joans Bar, St Georges, GD
Joe's Restaurant, Venice, CA, US
John Ash & Co., Santa Rosa, CA, US
Kelly's Good Eats, Mariposa, CA, US
La Laiterie at Farmstead, Providence, RI, US
La Trat, Berkeley, CA, US
Laucala Island Resort Limited, Suva, HI, FJ
Ma Fishers, Milwaukee, WI, US
Maple Farm Sanctuary, Mendon, MA, US
Mary's Gourmet Kitchen, Jensen Beach, FL, US
Mashiko Restaurant, Seattle, WA, US
MCL Cafeteria, Zionsville, IN, US
Meadows Golf, Nelson, BC, CA
Menla Retreat, Phoenicia, NY, US
Miya's Sushi, New Haven, CT, US
Miya's, East Haven, CT, US
Moms at School, Lakeland, FL, US
My Kitchen, Riverview, FL, US
Purple Pickel, St. Simons Island, GA, US
Purple Pickle, Rincon, GA, US
Red Gables Mesquite Grill, Sandusky, OH, US
Rest. Frohsinn, Weinfelden, Leimbach, CH
Restaurante Gloria Seafood, D.F., MX
Rick Moonen's RM Seafood, Las Vegas, NV, US
Rod's, Los Osos, CA, US
Sam's Grill & Seafood, San Francisco, CA, US
SeaMonkeyInk.com, Houston, TX, US
Sir Edmond Halley's, Charlotte, NC, US
Start Bay Inn, National, GB
Sunapee Lodge, Sunapee, NH, US
Sushi House, Los Angeles, CA, US
Sushi Ten, Tucson, AZ, US
Sushi Toni, San Francisco, CA, US
Sushisamba, Las Vegas, NV, US
Swell, San Francisco, CA, US
Tataki Sushi, San Francisco, CA, US
TGIFridays, Philadelphia, PA, US
The American Hotel, Sag Harbor, NY, US
The Emperior's Wok, Saint Louis, MO, US
The Grit, Lexington, GA, US
The Sushi Bar, McCall, ID, US
Thegourmetoboist Catering, Hadley, MA, US
Umi, San Francisco, CA, US
Water Grill, Los Angeles, CA, US
Whole Foods Cafe, Wentzville, MO, US
Whole Foods, Harleysville, PA, US
Yo! Sushi, London, GB

I pledge to reduce the demand for bluefin tuna by not eating bluefin and boycotting any restaurant that serves it.
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1-25 of 81806 signatures
Number Date Name Location
81806 Sun May 28 10:01:50 EDT 2017 Andrew Sutphin Westlake Village, CA , US
81805 Sat May 27 18:03:45 EDT 2017 Cecelia Mondoc Los angeles, CA , US
81804 Sat May 27 16:43:56 EDT 2017 Sandra Perez Miami, FL , US
81803 Fri May 26 17:40:18 EDT 2017 sara sexton Sanger, TX , US
81802 Fri May 26 17:39:27 EDT 2017 sara sexton Sanger, TX , US
81801 Fri May 26 15:53:50 EDT 2017 Peter Korch N Cambria, PA , US
81800 Fri May 26 15:00:19 EDT 2017 Lasha Wells Saint Petersburg, FL , US
81799 Fri May 26 14:58:03 EDT 2017 melek korel istanbul, ot , TR
81798 Fri May 26 13:08:16 EDT 2017 Marcine McBride West Melbourne, FL , US
81797 Fri May 26 12:11:21 EDT 2017 Jackie Mills Kissimmee , FL , US
81796 Fri May 26 10:40:58 EDT 2017 Dawn Ramsey Sarasota, FL , US
81795 Fri May 26 10:06:25 EDT 2017 Marilyn Mayr Sarasota , FL , US
81794 Fri May 26 10:02:16 EDT 2017 MALIKA KABBOUCHI Dania beach, FL , US
81793 Fri May 26 10:02:16 EDT 2017 MALIKA KABBOUCHI Dania beach, FL , US
81792 Fri May 26 06:20:28 EDT 2017 Eileen Wunderlich Houston, TX , US
81791 Thu May 25 21:19:01 EDT 2017 Robert Sanders Temple, GA , US
81790 Thu May 25 19:02:29 EDT 2017 Barbara Greenwood Walnut Creek , CA , US
81789 Thu May 25 19:02:28 EDT 2017 Barbara Greenwood Walnut Creek , CA , US
81788 Thu May 25 16:39:26 EDT 2017 Karola Windweh Hainburg, ot , DE
81787 Thu May 25 11:55:48 EDT 2017 Tina Forster Vienna, ot , AT
81786 Thu May 25 11:54:12 EDT 2017 Tina Forster Vienna, ot , AT
81785 Sun May 21 11:35:23 EDT 2017 Graham Douglas South Carolina, SC , US
81784 Sat May 20 09:38:28 EDT 2017 Anonymous birmingham, ot , GB
81783 Fri May 19 21:28:27 EDT 2017 Sandra Hendricks Callahan, FL , US
81782 Fri May 19 16:56:04 EDT 2017 william bedinghaus st.petersburg, FL , US
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Please take action by Feb. 6, 2018.

Photo of bluefin tuna courtesy Flickr/makitani.

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