I just heard about an upcoming National Geographic Series (NGS) called "Wicked Tuna" (see also). In the trailer you can see tuna obviously writhing around in pain as the commentator dispassionately talks about these sentient beings as mere commodities. I was astounded that National Geographic would air such a series given what they have previously written about these majestic fish and also noting that their numbers have been reduced to "critically low levels." For more information about these these amazing animals please click here.
The title of the series also is incredibly misleading hype, but this type of sensationalisn sells. Why are the tuna wicked? What did they do to deserve this negative label, suggesting that they're evil? Clearly it's meant to make them seem like the villain in this one-sided slaughter. Why are they the evil ones?