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Fishery Animal Interactions

Understanding interactions between non-target species and fishing operations

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Research and development of bycatch reduction devices.

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Facilitating a global exchange of information on bycatch and bycatch reduction

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Study is part of a contribution to the Consortium's research into the potential of whale-safe hooks.

Even saltwater crocodiles get entangled in gillnets:

Featured Bycatch Species

Pilot Whales

Bycatch of pilot whales (short-finned) occurs in the pelagic longline fisheries targeting swordfish, tuna, and shark in the U.S.

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