Atlantic Ocean, north-west (FAO 21)
Bottom otter trawl, Set longlines, Handlines and pole-lines (hand operated), Gillnets
The Canadian fishery on Atlantic halibut in the norht-west Atlantic Ocean is MSCMSC:
Marine Stewardship Council, an independent, international non-profit organization that has developed an eco-label that guarantees well-managed, sustainable fisheries. Fish products that meet the criteria of the eco-label can be identified by the blue MSC logo. certified since May 2013. These fishermen 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. , [bottom trawls], gillnetsGillnets:
A fishing technique whereby passing fish get caught in the meshes with their gills. The net stands vertically on the bottom or hangs on buoys in the water column. The by-catch of species such as porpoises and dolphins is a problem related to gillnets. and [handlines and pole lines (mechanised).