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Circle Hook for Responsible Fishing
(Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2008)
Circle hook has the LARGER HOOK WIDTH, Sea turtle can’t swallow it. Therefore, even the sea turtle being caught by the circle hook, hooking position will be around its jaw and the HOOK WILL BE EASILY REMOVED. Sea turtle ...
Promotion of the use of Circle Hook in Southeast Asia
(Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2009)
Many studies on the use of circle hooks in pelagic longline fishery have demonstrated that the use of circle hooks can significantly contributed to reducing sea turtle interactions compared to industry standard J-hooks. ...