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Understanding interactions between non-target species and fishing operations

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Canadian authorities report an unprecedented spate of right whale deaths from the Gulf of St. Lawrence

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Featured Bycatch Species

Black-browed albatross

The Endangered black-browed albatross is threatened throughout its range by commercial fisheries bycatch, primarily from longline vessels.

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