Non-specific

Acoustic methods of reducing or eliminating marine mammal-fishery interactions: do they work?

Study Type: 

summary

Target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

Net alarms do not appear ver effective in reducing small cetacean entanglements in gillnets

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Apparent survival of North Atlantic right whales after entanglement in fishing gear

Study Type: 

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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Challenges of estimating post-release mortality of istiophorid billfishes caught in the recreational fishery: A review

Study Type: 

summary

Effect on bycatch species: 

High speed trolling with J hooks and artificial bait and slow trolling with circle hooks and natural bait resulted in less internal hooking, tissue damage and increase post release survival.

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Field Study

Study Type: 

lab

Location: 

Macduff Marine Aquarium, UK

Target catch: 

n/a

Effect on bycatch species: 

Species significantly avoided magnets

Effect on target catch: 

n/a

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Field Study 806

Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

Queensland, Australia

Target catch: 

None

Effect on bycatch species: 

No significant effect on Australian snubfin and humpback dolphins

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

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Field Study 760

Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

Mingan Archipelago, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec, Canada

Target catch: 

Unknown but likely crab and whelk

Effect on bycatch species: 

Decreased feeding ability of balenopterid whales

Effect on target catch: 

Not applicable

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Field Study 118

Study Type: 

wild

Location: 

Canada

Target catch: 

n/a

Effect on bycatch species: 

No porpoises were sighted within 200 m of AHD

Effect on target catch: 

n/a

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