Fact Sheet

Switching Gears in the Gulf of Mexico – Alternatives to Surface Longlines

  • February 15, 2011

Louisiana State University published a fact sheet that details the background of surface longlines in the Gulf of Mexico and outlines two promising alternatives for fishing gear. The fact sheet also discusses the National Marine Fisheries Service's proposed solution to reduce the incidental catch of spawning Western Atlantic bluefin tuna by Gulf surface longlines.

Read Switching Gears in the Gulf of Mexico – Alternatives to Surface Longlines in its entirety on the Louisiana Fisheries Web site.