The Dangerous art of chasing Patagonian toothfish in the Southern Ocean

Blistering sub-zero winds, icy cold sea spray and monster swells are all in a day’s work for the fishermen on the hunt for the Patagonian toothfish in deep Antarctic waters. A large fishing vessel docked in Albany’s port this week, on Western Australia’s south coast, with its 70-tonne cargo of toothfish set to be snapped up by seafood lovers across the globe. The ship’s Edward Templer said the Antarctic climate was unforgiving. In each expedition, the crew spend at least two months in open water 4,500km south west of Albany, Read the rest here 21:31

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