Instrument: Longline Fishing Gear

Instrument Short Name: Longline
Instrument Description:

Longlining employs a central fishing line that can range from one to 50 miles long; this line is strung with smaller lines of baited hooks, dangling at evenly spaced intervals. Longlines can be set near the surface to catch pelagic fish like tuna and swordfish, or laid on the sea floor to catch deepdwelling fish like cod and halibut. (

PI supplied instrument name: Long Line Fishing Gear
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