Flashing lightsticks

Battery-operated lights set at different flicker rates intended to attract fish but not sea turtles.

Reducing longline bycatch: the larger the hook, the fewer the stingrays

Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

Central Mediterranean SEa

Target catch: 

Swordfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Light attractants did not have a significant effect on stringray catch rate

Effect on target catch: 

Article: 

Bycatch species: 

Reduction technique: 

Fishing Gear: