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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.

Follow the Bluefin Brigade on Facebook.

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, 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 81851 signatures
Number Date Name Location
81851 Thu Jun 22 04:45:49 EDT 2017 Bai lu Olive Cape Town, CA , ZA
81850 Wed Jun 21 13:32:12 EDT 2017 Will Briley Chapel Hill, US
81849 Sat Jun 17 19:32:15 EDT 2017 Rut T Indianapolis, IN , US
81848 Sat Jun 17 15:10:33 EDT 2017 Randall Scott Clemons Ackson, KY , US
81847 Fri Jun 16 19:47:36 EDT 2017 Lasha Wells Saint Petersburg, FL , US
81846 Fri Jun 16 19:00:25 EDT 2017 Rosa Villarreal Batavia, IL , US
81845 Fri Jun 16 17:36:54 EDT 2017 Art Van Kampen Los Angeles, CA , US
81844 Fri Jun 16 17:36:38 EDT 2017 Art Van Kampen Los Angeles, CA , US
81843 Fri Jun 16 17:26:17 EDT 2017 Jaime Nahman Topanga, CA , US
81842 Fri Jun 16 12:55:31 EDT 2017 m toro brooklyn, NY , US
81841 Fri Jun 16 12:39:02 EDT 2017 Shira Miess La Mirada, CA , US
81840 Thu Jun 15 17:23:12 EDT 2017 sara sexton Sanger, TX , US
81839 Thu Jun 15 16:05:17 EDT 2017 Anne Bumbak Mayfield Heights, OH , US
81838 Thu Jun 15 13:32:50 EDT 2017 John Gallini Richmond, VA , US
81837 Thu Jun 15 11:28:00 EDT 2017 Bethany Bagley costa mesa, CA ,
81836 Wed Jun 14 23:55:57 EDT 2017 Rishabh Sen San Jose, CA , US
81835 Wed Jun 14 22:01:35 EDT 2017 Isaiah Laitinen Pulaski, WI , US
81834 Wed Jun 14 21:39:48 EDT 2017 Mary Kurtnick Fort Worth, TX , US
81833 Wed Jun 14 20:58:16 EDT 2017 Erika Boka King George , VA , US
81832 Wed Jun 14 20:55:15 EDT 2017 Erika Boka King George , VA , US
81831 Mon Jun 12 13:27:18 EDT 2017 Marie Maciel Bridgewater, NJ , US
81830 Mon Jun 12 12:16:44 EDT 2017 Alyson Hudson Columbia, MD , US
81829 Sun Jun 11 17:51:28 EDT 2017 Bonnie Steiger San Francisco, CA , US
81828 Sat Jun 10 14:04:53 EDT 2017 Dannielle Farr Vassar, MI , US
81827 Fri Jun 09 15:16:14 EDT 2017 annah jetha london, united kingdom , GB
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Please take action by Feb. 6, 2018.

Photo of bluefin tuna courtesy Flickr/makitani.

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