Fish & Marine

Fish and Marine species profiles
*  Denotes a species that WWF considers a priority. This means that WWF will specially and specifically focus work around its conservation.

Threats to marine life

Fish and other marine species are threatened by many things like bycatch, illegal trade, overfishing, climate change, habitat destruction, and pollution. These threats are pushing some species to the brink of extinction and have already led to the collapse of fishing stocks.

Learn more about these threats and WWF's work to address them.
Follow the journey of bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea. / ©: WWF MEDPO
On the Med tuna trail: Using satellite technology WWF tracks bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea as part of an ongoing project to protect the species.
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© Zeb Hogan / WWF-Canon © WWF-Canon / Zeb  HOGAN
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