Sport fishing for bluefin tuna and swordfish is done in catch and realise with the use single hook lines not made of steel in compliance with current regulations.
It is indeed essential to safeguard the survival of these species which are still endangered. During the brief window of fishing opening you can catch and retain on board only one sample per day that must have more than 115 cm and weigh more than 30 kg for bluefin tuna and 140 cm and 10 kg for the swordfish. Any fish caught remains at disposal of the boat commander.
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