Short sets

Reduce the length of longline set to reduce the risk of depredation and bycatch.

Field Study

Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

Crozet Islands

Target catch: 

Patagonian toothfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Less time for interaction with longlines

Effect on target catch: 

Less depredation

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Bycatch species: 

Reduction technique: 

Fishing Gear: