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    Report on season extension trials in the Patagonian toothfish longline fishery in CCAMLR Statistical Division 58.5.2

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    Document Number:
    T. Lamb (Australia)
    Submitted By:
    Mr Doug Cooper (CCAMLR Secretariat)

    This paper reports on the trial of daytime fishing during the 1-15 April pre-season extension, in the Patagonian toothfish longline fishery in statistical division 58.5.2.

    During the 1-15 April pre-season extension two vessels fished, and all setting was carried out during nautical dusk or night. No seabirds were caught.

    Any fishing that occurs in the 1-14 November 2014 post-season extension period, and the planned in the April 2015 extension will be reported to WG-FSA in 2015.