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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.

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Facilitating a global exchange of information on bycatch and bycatch reduction

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2013 workshop to discuss longline bycatch of marine mammals and reduction techniques

New paper indicates global fisheries have increased greenhouse gas emissions not on par with a rise in production.…

Featured Bycatch Species

Australian sea lion

The Australian sea lion population decreased due to harvests in the 17th and 18th centuries and traditional subsistence hunting by aborigines (Goldsworhty & Gales 2008).

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