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