Bony Fishes

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Equatorial Atlantic Ocean

Target catch: 

Tuna

Effect on bycatch species: 

Sailfish, pelagic stingrays, and leatherback sea turtles, had higher catch rates on J-style hooks

Effect on target catch: 

Bigeye and yellowfin tuna had higher survival rates when circle hooks were used

Article: 

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Equatorial Atlantic Ocean

Target catch: 

Tuna

Effect on bycatch species: 

Swordfish and sailfish had significantly higher external hookings when circle hooks were used

Effect on target catch: 

Article: 

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