Set longlines at the side of the boat to reduce seabird bycatch
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Setting longlines off the side of the boat allows baits to sink before they reach the stern, where most of the birds following boats will be flying. However, it may require refitting boats, which is potentially expensive.
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This Action forms part of the Action Synopsis:Bird Conservation
Bird Conservation - Published 2013