RP to use circle hooks for longline fishing
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The Philippine government will soon implement the mainstream use of circle hooks for longline fishing operations to reduce sea turtle bycatch. President Arroyo announced the new policy during her speech at the Coral Triangle Initiative Business Summit held at the Makati Shangri-La the other day. The President emphasized that businesses such as tuna fishing operations could continue to thrive even while instituting sound environmental practices.
Sy, M. (2010, January 21). RP to use circle hooks for longline fishing. The Philippine Star, p. A-18.
- The Philippine Star