2006 Supplement to the large whale gear research summary

Authors: 

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

Year: 

2006

Journal/Publisher Name: 

NOAA Fisheries/Northeast Region

Page #s: 

15
Summary: 

This supplement to a 2002 compendium of NOAA large whale entanglement prevention research has newer studies, including investigation of SAM gillnet gear, gillnet weak links and anchoring systems, evaluation of gillnet weak links, and a pilot study of options for reducing vertical line entanglements.