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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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Bycatch Consortium Director Tim Werner on CBC Radio and NPR's "Here and Now" discussing current Consortium research into technologies for preventing large whale entanglements in fishing ropes.

and demersal longliners in the NW Med: factors driving their interactions and rates… https://t.co/aGBRnGYxyi

Featured Bycatch Species

Vaquita

Gillnet fisheries pose the greatest threat to the vaquita population.

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