Search the Bycatch Reduction Techniques Database

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


Research Programs

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

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Passive acoustic monitoring shows Mexico's critically endangered vaquita declining at 34% annually; 2 yr gillnet ban

Featured Bycatch Species

Corals, Sponges, and Other Benthic Invertebrates

Non-target benthic invertebrates are caught as bycatch in huge volumes, but precise numbers are not available.

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