Albacore tuna (Longfin tuna)
Pacific Ocean (FAO 67|71|77|81|87)
Hooks and lines
miscellaneous albacore fisheries in the Pacific Ocean are [MSC certified]. The American, Canadian, Japanese, and New Zealander tuna fisheries use handlines and pole lines, hand operated and mechanised. The MSC certified albacore tuna fisheries on the Fiji and the Cook islands use longlinesLonglines (drifting):
A fishing method whereby a long main line (40-100 km long) with transverse lines with hooks with bait is expanded. The line floats on buoys in the water column.