Development and observations of spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias reduction device in a raised footrope silver hake Merluccius bilinearis trawl

Article: 

Massachusettes Bay

Target catch: 

Silver hake

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Effect on bycatch species: 

There were no observed differences in the behavior of spiny dogfish between gear configurations or grate colors.

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

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