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6) Deepwater Tuna Fishing “Pelagics” 2013 – 2021
TABLE 6): DEEPWATER “TUNA FISHING PELAGICS” FROM 2013 – 2021
A few intrepid pelagic birders have taken Tuna fishing boats out to the deepest parts of the Gulf of Mexico to search for seabirds. These are multiday long-range trips chasing the tuna schools. While these trips are far from ideal for pelagic birding never-the-less they have seen some excellent seabirds. And they are what inspired me to organize the 48-hours trips aboard the M-V Fling I’m running this year, and in future years.
The table below summarizes the information that these pelagic birders have passed along to me about their pelagic birding/fishing trips.
# DATE (click to go to report) # SPECIES # SEABIRDS FARTHEST DISTANCE OFFSHORE BOAT PORT
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