Field Study

off Washington, Oregon, and Northern California


Target catch: 

Ocean shrimp

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

7.2% shrimp loss when using 19-mm rigid-grate bycatch reduction device

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduction in levels by between 66% and 88% from historical levels

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: