Kōrero: Fishing industry

Albatross killed by a longline

Albatross killed by a longline

This wandering albatross has dived into the water and taken one of the baits on a Japanese longline targeting tuna. After getting caught on the hook, the bird was dragged through the water and drowned. One of the major challenges the fishing industry faces is reducing its by-catch – the taking of untargeted species.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10031275
Photograph by Nigel Brothers

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Fishing industry - The fishery in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6375/albatross-killed-by-a-longline (accessed 21 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006