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Find references and summaries from bycatch reduction studies, and descriptions of bycatch mitigation techniques.


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Fishery Animal Interactions

Understanding interactions between non-target species and fishing operations

Fishing Gear Modifications

Research and development of bycatch reduction devices.

Global Bycatch Exchange

Facilitating a global exchange of information on bycatch and bycatch reduction

Latest News

Bycatch Consortium Director Tim Werner on CBC Radio and NPR's "Here and Now" discussing current Consortium research into technologies for preventing large whale entanglements in fishing ropes.

RT : 1 gillnet in 120km of river, . Punjabis don't eat much fish = low risk for Indus

Featured Bycatch Species

Leatherback Turtle

The worldwide decline in leatherback turtles has been caused, in part, by bycatch in fisheries.

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