Scientists Support New Measures, Changes to Hawaii Longline Tuna Fishery
Blue bait or tori lines: Which is better for saving seabirds?
To the Scientific and Statistical Committee of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, tori lines.
The SSC continued to support replacing blue-dyed fish bait and strategic offal discard requirements in the Hawai‘i deep-set longline fishery with tori lines for seabird bycatch mitigation when it met recently. Results from field experiments conducted in the past three years under an experimental fishing permit showed that Laysan and black-footed albatross were ...
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