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Deploying FADs to attract fish

Saturday 9 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Environment, National

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Deploying FADs to attract fish
Richard Story and Pupuke Robati with the floats for the FAD deployment last week. 21100721

Fish is one of the healthiest foods on the planet, brimming with important nutrients such as protein, vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids, but catching them economically, especially in Rarotonga, is proving a major challenge for local fishers. However there is solution and as senior journalist Melina Etches finds out, its not that easy.

Fish is one of the healthiest foods on the planet, brimming with important nutrients such as protein, vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids, but catching them economically, especially in Rarotonga, is proving a major challenge for local fishers. However there is solution and as senior journalist Melina Etches finds out, its not that easy.


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