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Fishing Gear 101: Harpoons and Spears – Selective Stabbers

Consumers often ask us to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones cause the most destruction to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood ratings for a particular species differ depending on the… Read More
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Fishing Gear 101: Rakes, Shovels, Clam Tubes, and Tongs – Selective Diggers and Scoopers

Consumers often ask us to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones cause the most destruction to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood ratings for a particular species differ depending on the… Read More
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Fishing Gear 101: Greenstick Gear and Buoy Gear – An Innovative Way to Fish for Tuna and Swordfish

**Feature photo is a greenstick fishing boat. Credit: NOAA.  Consumers often ask us to describe various types of fishing gear and explain which ones cause the most destruction to the ocean. Another frequent question is why our seafood… Read More
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