Troll fishing vessels mainly target albacore by using baited lines dragged behind the vessel.

 

KEY STATISTIC

  • About 2% — Percentage of annual global tuna catch attributable to troll fishing.

BYCATCH

Though data is limited, troll fishing generates minimal bycatch.

FUEL EFFICIENCY

According to an ISSF-commissioned study, the troll fishing method uses 1,107 liters of fuel to land one ton of tunas.

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