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tuna fishing

Repurposing Tuna Fishing Technology To Reduce Bycatch In Purse Seine Fisheries

Source: Seafood Sustainability Foundation

Photo: Gilbert Van Ryckevorsel/TAG A Giant

Sustainability-driven new research could one day help tuna fisheries cast their nets more selectively, mitigating unintentional “bycatch” of undersized fish and off-limits species. The key development is an innovative application of electronic fish-finders like...