The series highlights the complicated issues surrounding blue fin fishing, ranging from how it sustains traditional fishing communities to the impact the overall industry is having on the ecosystem.
Captains will yell and scream when deck hands lose a fish. The hooking, tying, harpooning, and cutting of fish is visible. Firecrackers are sometimes used to scare away sea gulls; dead sea gulls are occasionally shown hanging (illegally) from boats to scare away birds from the fishing sites.
Contains lots of audible language like "d---head," "prick," plus bleeped swearing ("s--t," "f--k"). Rude hand gestures are blurred.
Captains and crews often wear shirts and jackets bearing logos for various fishing industries, like Angela's Fish Industries, Inc.