FISHERIES: Group petitions NMFS to ban catches of Pacific bluefin tuna Jessica Estepa, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014 The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the federal government yesterday to ban fishing of the Pacific bluefin tuna. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.