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Baitfish research

This article was originally published in Foodnews

Research by Steve Rocliffe of the University of York in collaboration with the International Pole and Line foundation suggests that pole and line fisheries require 25 000 tonnes of baitfish annually. The report points out that the increased labour intensity of pole and line fishing increases economic and social benefits for local communities. However, it says “substantial further research is urgently needed” into issues such as use of juvenile fish and damage to local communities and the ecosystem. It suggests farming baitfish, sourcing them from areas where they are not at risk, and using artificial bait.

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