Apparent survival of North Atlantic right whales after entanglement in fishing gear

Article: 

Worldwide

Target catch: 

N/A

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

Entanglement with fishing gear reduces survival rates (immediate) of adults and juveniles. Human intervention improves survival outcome for high risk interactions.

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: