The effect of pingers on harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena bycatch and fishing effort in the turbot gill net fishery in the Turkish Black Sea coast

Authors: 

Göener, S., Bilgin, S.

Year: 

2009

Journal/Publisher Name: 

Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Volume (Issue #): 

9

Page #s: 

151-157

Contact information: 

sbrbilgin@hotmail.com +90 464 223 33 85/1440
Summary: 
Gill nets fitted with Dukane NetMark 1000 pingers had significantly less bycatch of harbor porpoises than control nets and the fish size and catch rates of the target species were not affected.