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Hooks on poles used for pole and line fishing. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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Live bait used by pole and line fishermen. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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At the back of the flat-ended 'dhoni', 10-12 fishers flick the tuna on board. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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A skipjack tuna is hooked up out of the water. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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The tuna is thrown over the fisherman's shoulder on deck. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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Pole and line fishing is a selective method of catching tuna. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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Tuna pile up on deck as the fishing continues. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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Tuna are transferred to a nearby reefer for weighing and storage. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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Only tuna is being caught by pole and line fishermen. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace

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Villagers take the catch home on mopeds and bikes. © Paul Hilton / Greenpeace