Time Area Closures

Canadian fisheryclosures provide a large-scale test of the impact of gillnet bycatch on seabird populations

Study Type: 

summary

Location: 

Canada

Target catch: 

Cod and Atlantic salmon

Effect on bycatch species: 

Closure resulted in increased populations of common murres and auks but a decrease in gulls

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

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