Rare earth magnets

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Alaska

Target catch: 

Pacific halibut

Effect on bycatch species: 

Experimental hooks resulted in greater reduction on catch of longnose skate

Effect on target catch: 

Did not affect catches

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

South Carolina

Target catch: 

None reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

Neodymium-iron-boron magnets significantly reduced catches of Atlantic sharpnose shark and smooth dogfish.

Effect on target catch: 

There were no differences in the catch rates of several fish species, including Atlantic croaker, oyster toadfish, black sea bass and bluefish when magnets were used.

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Laboratory study

Target catch: 

Pacific halibut

Effect on bycatch species: 

Mischmetal reduced the likelihood of an attack or consumption of bait by spiny dogfish.

Effect on target catch: 

Did not affect halibut

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Alaska

Target catch: 

Pacific halibut

Effect on bycatch species: 

Slightly reduced bycatch of spiny dogfish

Effect on target catch: 

Did not affect catch of halibut

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Bahamas

Target catch: 

shrimp

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced bycatch

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