Use of pingers in the Danish North Sea wreck net fishery

Authors: 

Larsen, F., Vinther, M., Krog, C.

Year: 

2002

Journal/Publisher Name: 

IWC Scientific Committee

Publisher Address: 

Department of Marine Fisheries Danish Institute for Fisheries Research Charlottenlund Castle DK-2920 Charlottenlund DENMARK

Volume (Issue #): 

IWC/SC/54/SM32

Page #s: 

8

Contact information: 

Phone: +45 33 96 33 00 Fax: +45 33 96 33 33 fl@dfu.min.dk
Summary: 
Gillnets from the North Sea wreck net fishery equipped with pingers, had a 100% reduction in the bycatch of harbour porpoises, compared to nets with no pingers attached.