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Understanding interactions between non-target species and fishing operations

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Research and development of bycatch reduction devices.

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Study is part of a contribution to the Consortium's research into the potential of whale-safe hooks.

Rare documentation of an encounter between an endangered species (leatherback) and a trap line: .

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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