Use sinking lines instead of floating lines
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Using sinking or negatively buoyant lines (e.g. between pots or traps) that lie closer to the sea floor or river bed instead of floating in the water column may reduce the risk of marine and freshwater mammals becoming entangled.
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This Action forms part of the Action Synopsis:Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation
Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation - Published 2021
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