Research trials of circle hooks and other mitigation methods in shallow-set longline fisheries for swordfish, and report to SC and TCC
CCMs with longline fisheries other than shallow-set swordfish fisheries are urged to: a. Undertake research trials of circle hooks and other mitigation methods in those longline fisheries. b. Report the results of these trials to the SC and TCC, at least 60 days in advance of the annual meetings of these subsidiary bodies.
Mitigating impacts of fishing on species of special interest