15 Sep '11, 11pm

Creative Ways to Protect Atlantic Bluefin Tuna | Care2 Causes

Creative Ways to Protect Atlantic Bluefin Tuna | Care2 Causes

The United States has tried for years to reduce dead discards from surface longlines, including establishing closed areas to this fishing method in the Atlantic and part of the Gulf of Mexico, prohibiting the use of live bait and regulating hook shape, size and strength . Yet these fishermen still harm vulnerable ocean wildlife. The good news is that long-term solutions to this decades-old problem are available. Two relatively new types of fishing gear might finally solve the issue of catching and killing non-targeted animals while keeping Gulf fishermen on the water, so they can continue to provide yellowfin tuna and swordfish to market.

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