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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

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The Bycatch Consortium will be presenting a paper on new rope-less fishing research.

400 lb leatherback turtle killed by vessel strike, entanglement, & plastic ingestion

Featured Bycatch Species

Leatherback Turtle

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

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