Fisheries Research Report, Department of Fisheries of Western Australia
Fisheries Research Division, Western Australian Fisheries and Marine Research Laboratories, PO Box 20, North Beach, Western Australia 6920
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Summary:A semi-flexible exclusion grid with a bar spacing of 15.5 cm reduced dolphin bycatch in the Pilbara trawl fishery by close to 50% and reduced the bycatch of sea turtles, large sharks and rays. However, the fate of the dolphins that encountered the grid and escaped is unknown.