Seabirds

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Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

Norway

Target catch: 

Torsk (Brosme brosme), ling (Molva molva) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced incidental capture of seabirds, mostly fulmars

Effect on target catch: 

Increased target catch rates

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Fishing Gear: 

Nylon barium sulphate gillnet reduces porpoise and seabird mortality

Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

Canada

Target catch: 

Multiple species

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced harbor porpoise bycatch

Effect on target catch: 

No difference in catch

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Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

New Zealand

Target catch: 

Swordfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced bycatch

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