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Warrah Issue 15 Highlights
Mortality in Longline Fisheries: A Global Problem Being Addressed By John Cooper Longline Fishing is Focus of Global ConcernIn every ocean of the World, longline fishing vessels set and haul their lines, bringing aboard cod, hake, tuna, swordfish and Patagonian toothfish - and seabirds. Longlining has been commonly regarded as an "environmentally friendly" fishing ...
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SoundNet - Ocean Crisis Caused by Destructive Fishing
Pacific," said Dr. Larry Crowder, Duke University Marine Laboratory researcher, "and the impact of longline fishing on these and other marine species can't be understated." This year's return of ... Charitable Trusts estimates that there are almost two billion hooks set per year by the longline fishing fleet. Longline fishing in all the world's deep oceans kills some 40,000 sea turtles each ...
www.oceania.org.au


Black-browed Albatross
They are successful scavengers of waste and offal discarded from fishing trawlers A report for Falklands Conservation (An Assessment of the Potential ... longline fishing vessels. Egg-Collecting The collection of Albatross eggs is now illegal. Albatross Appeal FI Gov. Adopts Plans to Save Seabirds Severe Declines in Seabirds Albatross Mortality Paper Albatross Agreement Update Longline Fishing ...
falklandsconservation.com


NOAA Fisheries Feature
Alaska. Proposed Rule for Regulations to Implement the Atlantic Pelagic Longline Take Reduction Plan (6/25/08 ...
www.nmfs.noaa.gov


NOAA Fisheries Feature
Devices. Longline vessels are required to carry sea turtle release gear for prompt release of incidentally caught sea turtles. Parties are also directed to conduct research on fishing methods ... possible solutions to incidental bycatch of sea turtles and seabirds by longline fishing gear. CCAMLR site on "Incidental Effects of Fishing" United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Code of ...
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National Coalition for Marine Conservation's position statements on current fishery management issues such as longline fisheries, offshore aquaculture, marine protected areas and ecosystem-based management
California, Oregon and Washington. NCMC worked for three years with other conservation and recreational fishing groups urging the Council to reject a proposal by the commercial fishing industry to permit a new pelagic longline fishery off the ...
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NCMC Conservation News - NMFS Considering Allowing Longlines in the Pacific
Fishing Permit (EFP) for longline fishing in federal waters off the West Coast. Strong protests from fishing groups, environmental organizations and the public helped kill this same proposal for the 2007 fishing ...
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Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (SC-CAMLR) proposed a list of modifications for longline fishing techniques. The list "included the use of streamers trailed behind the ship to deter ... only at night, and prohibiting the dumping of offal to reduce the attractiveness of longline vessels for seabirds (Cherel, 1995). With this list, SC-CAMLR acknowledged that protective measures ...
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What Kills Birds?
National Audubon Society, habitat destruction is the leading cause of bird population declines. Commercial Fishing Bird Deaths a year: unknown The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Ornithological ... report that 40 thousand seabirds per year are killed in the Gulf of Alaska by longline fishing operations. These same sources say long lining and gill netting kill large numbers of birds ...
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Migratory Bird Management, FAO Consultation on Reduction of Incidental Catch of Seabirds in Longline Fisheries.
CCSBT adopted the recommendation relating to ecologically related species especially the incidental mortality of seabird by longline fishing ...
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