A long line fishermen works on the boat in Olafsvik.
Lower greenhouse gas emissions are one of the benefit of long-lining. Also, the seabed is not damaged as it is when trawling.
Longlines, however, can unintentionally catch vulnerable species and high seas fisheries have been particularly associated with catching endangered seabirds, sharks and sea turtles.
- RANDY OLSON
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- Global Fish Crisis: Still Waters_National Geographic magazine, 04/2007