Deterring albatrosses from contacting baits during swordfish longline sets

Authors: 

Boggs, C.H.

Year: 

2001

Journal/Publisher Name: 

In Edward F. Melvin and Julia K. Parrish, eds. Seabid Bycatch: Trends, Roadblocks and Solutions.

Page #s: 

79-94
Summary: 
Dyed bait, streamer lines, and weighted bait used in Hawaii longlines each resulted in reduced contact between seabirds (Black-footed (Phobastria nigripes) and Laysan (Phoebastria immutabilis) albatrosses) and bait.