Eubalaena glacialis (NA Right whale)

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Target catch: 

crab, hagfish, lobster

Effect on bycatch species: 

Lobster traps pose greatest threat during spring and summer migration periods (to/from Critical Habitat)

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Target catch: 

groundfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Gillnets were determined as posing a considerable gear related threat (18% of total threat)

Effect on target catch: 

n/a

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Target catch: 

groundfish and pelagic species

Effect on bycatch species: 

Groundfish hook and line gear posed were determined to pose the greatest threat during summer resident period in Critical Habitat

Effect on target catch: 

na

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Worldwide

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.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

US east coast and Canadian Maritimes

Target catch: 

Various

Effect on bycatch species: 

Ropes with a breaking strength of 1,700 lbs or less could reduce life-threatening entanglements of North Atlantic Right whales by at least 72%. Right and humpback were entangled in ropes with stronger breaking strength than those involving minke whales.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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