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Tuna Fishing

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Stevedore shows off his tuna tatoo. These men unload tuna from a fishing vessel and bring them to the fish landing and processing area. Tuna fishing here has been a significant industry, supporting half a million people, but the catch is now dwindling, and local fishermen sometimes spend days at sea with little to show for it. Tuna canning factories also reported a drop in orders from the US in 2009 due to the financial crisis.