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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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The Consortium-sponsored research shows that reducing excess rope strength in fishing gear could cut North Atlantic right whale deaths from entanglements by 72 percent.

 

Featured Bycatch Species

Leatherback Turtle

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

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