Mattanza: Death of the Giant Tuna

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Duration: 55 minutes

Each spring for 500 years, Sicilian fishermen have hauled their nests in the 'mattanza' - a spectacular harvesting of the giant bluefin tuna. But this year, the nets were almost empty.


Andrew Faulds
Frank Mather
Luigi Perodi
Clem Vallance


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