2003 Supplement to the large whale gear research summary

Authors: 

Salvador, G., Kenney, J. and J. Higgins

Year: 

2003

Journal/Publisher Name: 

NOAA Fisheries/Northeast Region

Page #s: 

29 pp.
Summary: 

This supplement to a 2002 compendium of NOAA large whale entanglement prevention research includes newer studies, including evaluation of a time tension line cutter, and studies on neutrally buoyant groundline, load cell field work on gillnets, and recycling of polypropylene rope.