Fishing Operations onboard the Albatun Tres

Photo | November 24, 2010

All the contents of the scoop, including turtles and sharks caught in the vicinity of a fish aggregation device (FAD) will be indiscriminately deposited to the hold of the ship for freezing. Around 10% of the catch generated by purse seine FAD fisheries is unwanted bycatch and includes endangered species of sharks and turtles.

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