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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 81236 signatures
Number Date Name Location
81236 Sat Feb 25 21:57:19 EST 2017 Tamara Voyles Sebastopol, CA , US
81235 Sat Feb 25 18:33:41 EST 2017 Bernadette CUELLAR Névian, FR+A9 , FR
81234 Sat Feb 25 15:50:10 EST 2017 Michael Thomas Adelaide, SA , AU
81233 Sat Feb 25 13:57:46 EST 2017 Deborah Bortot Fontana, CA , US
81232 Fri Feb 24 17:23:43 EST 2017 catherine ridder altadena, CA , US
81231 Fri Feb 24 03:26:44 EST 2017 JANICE CHUI VANCOUVER, BC , CA
81230 Thu Feb 23 14:44:39 EST 2017 Anonymous San Jose, CA , US
81229 Wed Feb 22 12:26:30 EST 2017 Charity Loveless Columbus, OH , US
81228 Wed Feb 22 09:28:00 EST 2017 Nina Zabec Natrona Heights, PA , US
81227 Tue Feb 21 22:14:18 EST 2017 Amber Gilchrist elbert, CO , US
81226 Tue Feb 21 17:49:17 EST 2017 John Everett Grass Valley, CA , US
81225 Tue Feb 21 16:36:57 EST 2017 Anonymous Endicott, NY , US
81224 Tue Feb 21 14:20:58 EST 2017 Ann Roberts-Ostapack Horse Cave , KY , US
81223 Tue Feb 21 14:13:37 EST 2017 JUNE CAMPBELL TUCSON, AZ , US
81222 Tue Feb 21 12:23:39 EST 2017 Pamela Llewellyn Berkeley, CA , US
81221 Tue Feb 21 01:47:50 EST 2017 Anne Lindenberg Portland, OR , US
81220 Mon Feb 20 17:19:35 EST 2017 Nancy Loftin Toledo Lucas County, OH , US
81219 Mon Feb 20 16:14:59 EST 2017 Dianna Hoyt South Euclid, OH , US
81218 Mon Feb 20 13:31:19 EST 2017 Anonymous Gladbeck, ot , DE
81217 Mon Feb 20 12:54:33 EST 2017 patty senger cincinnati, OH , US
81216 Mon Feb 20 11:27:25 EST 2017 Lori Manfreda Beavercreek, OH , US
81215 Mon Feb 20 00:14:51 EST 2017 Anonymous Roseville, CA , US
81214 Sun Feb 19 20:20:16 EST 2017 Anonymous Hereford, AZ , US
81213 Sun Feb 19 12:13:49 EST 2017 Nanette Oggiono Upton, MA , US
81212 Sun Feb 19 00:11:46 EST 2017 Glenn Long Dallas, TX , US
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Please take action by Feb. 6, 2018.

Photo of bluefin tuna courtesy Flickr/makitani.

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