National Geographic : 2014 Mar
81 national geographic • March 2014 Spanish fishermen haul in tuna that they have trapped in a maze of nets set in the Mediterranean. This ancient technique, known as almadraba, is dying out as bluefin numbers dwindle. In the Gulf of St. Lawrence, where this giant feeds (flap), bluefin fishing is done mostly by rod and reel. The tunas are supercharged fish, streamlined to perfection and jammed with state-of-the-art biological gear.