Pingers as deterrents of bottlenose dolphins interacting with trammel nets

Authors: 

Gazo, M., Gonzalvo, ,J. and A. Aguilar

Year: 

2008

Journal/Publisher Name: 

Fisheries Research

Volume (Issue #): 

92

Page #s: 

70-75
Summary: 

The experiment tested the effects of Aquamark 100 pingers on the depredation rate of bottlenose dolphins on trammel nets. Results showed nets equipped with pingers had 87% fewer holes (attributed to damage by dolphins) than nets without pingers.