What is Bycatch?
Bycatch is the unintentional capture of marine life in fishing gear. It is one of the principal threats to marine biodiversity worldwide. Every year, at least 7.3 million tons or more of marine life are caught as bycatch. Read More
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Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life presents the Global Bycatch Exchange to Latin American fisheries interested in MSC certification.