Review of a Small-scale Pelagic Longline Fishery off Northeastern Brazil

@inproceedings{Hazin1999ReviewOA,
  title={Review of a Small-scale Pelagic Longline Fishery off Northeastern Brazil},
  author={F{\'a}bio H. V. Hazin and J. R. ZAGAGLIA and Matt Kenyon Broadhurst and Paulo Eurico Travassos and T. R. Q. BEZERRA},
  year={1999}
}
The annual catches of four small longliners operating off northeast Brazil from 1983 to 1997 were examined across different areas and locations. The total catch comprised tunas (30%), sharks (54%), billfishes (12%), and other fish species (4%). Fishing strategy and annual composition of catches showed large spatial and temporal variabilities with the dominant catches alternating among yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares; gray sharks, Carcharhinus spp.; and blue shark, Prionace glauca. Catches of… CONTINUE READING

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