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Variety

Swordfish

Xiphias gladius

Method

Wild

Longlines

Location

U.S. - Gulf of Mexico (North Atlantic stock)

Overall Rating

2.656 / 5

Summary

Bycatch: Catch of at-risk turtles, sharks and bigeye tuna is a serious concern.

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Variety

Swordfish

Xiphias gladius

Method

Wild

Trolling lines

Location

South Atlantic Ocean (South Atlantic stock)

Overall Rating

2.656 / 5

Summary

Abundance: Stock is overfished, and overfishing may be occurring.

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