Minor-Line Fishing on Seamounts
A description of the gear and methods (including catch details from a trip to Britannia Seamount)
To describe the Minor-Line method of fishing as it relates to harvesting Blue-eye Trevalla on offshore seamounts.
Current negotiations to regain fishing access to the Taupo and Barcoo Seamounts off eastern Australia using the ‘Minor-Line’ method is related to the protection of gulper sharks, particularly Harrisson’s Dogfish (Centrophorus harrissoni).
Read the report – Ken Grahams Minor Line Report Entry Part 3 Size: 4 MB (PDF – opens in a new window)
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