What is Purse Seine Fishing?
Due to the fact 2016, Sea Shepherd World-wide has been giving the use of the M/Y Bob Barker as a civilian offshore patrol vessel to defend, conserve and protect significant tuna habitat in Central West Africa. In July 2017, just one particular thirty day period following Gabon declared the development of the most significant community of marine defense regions in Africa, Sea Shepherd has released its second marketing campaign in partnership with the Gabonese authorities.
By much, the the greater part of the fishing occurring in Gabonese waters is performed by Purse Seine vessels. But what are they, and how do they operate?
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