catch of the day

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We named our collection after endangered sea animals to make people aware of the problem of extinction of the animals. The name of our collection is 'Catch of the day' and you can read something about our six chosen endangered animals below. 

Bluefin tuna

Bluefin tuna are the largest tunas and can live up to 40 years. They migrate across all oceans and can dive deeper than 1.000 meter. Unfortunately the bluefin tuna is threatened with extinction, mainly due to overfishing.


Blue whale

The blue whale is the largest animal on the planet, weighing as much as 200 tons (approximately 33 elephants). This whale was heavily hunted, reducing their numbers drastically. 


Green sea turtle

The green turtle is one of the largest sea turtles. Classified as endangered, green turtles are threatened by overharvesting of their eggs, hunting of adults, being caught by fishing gear and loss of nesting beach sites. 



The vaquita is the world's most rare marine mammal and is on the edge of extinction. Vaquita are often caught and drowned in gillnets used by illegal fishing operations in marine protected areas.


Blue marlin

The Blue marlin is - just like the swordfish - one of the spear fish. 

The size, speed and fighting spirit when he is caught makes the blue marlin particularly popular with fisherman.

Whale shark

Whale sharks are the largest shark. They feed on plankton and travel large distances to find enough food to sustain their huge size, and to reproduce. Whale sharks are found in all the tropical oceans of the world. Whale sharks are protected from fishing in many countries these days, but are in decline in some areas. 




Drawings are made by Meagan Vink.