Artificial bait

Bait manufactured from non-natural substances as a substitute to natural bait that may render it less appealing to non-target animals

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Summary study

Effect on bycatch species: 

High speed trolling with J hooks and artificial bait and slow trolling with circle hooks and natural bait resulted in less internal hooking, tissue damage and increase post release survival.


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