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Find references and summaries from bycatch reduction studies, and descriptions of bycatch mitigation techniques.


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Fishery Animal Interactions

Understanding interactions between non-target species and fishing operations

Fishing Gear Modifications

Research and development of bycatch reduction devices.

Global Bycatch Exchange

Facilitating a global exchange of information on bycatch and bycatch reduction

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Bycatch Consortium Director Tim Werner on CBC Radio and NPR's "Here and Now" discussing current Consortium research into technologies for preventing large whale entanglements in fishing ropes.

Extinction is Imminent for Mexico's Endemic Porpoise Unless Fishery #Bycatch is Eliminated #vaquita

Featured Bycatch Species

Chatham Albatross

Chatham albatross are caught in a variety of longline and trawl fisheries in the southeast Pacific Ocean.  Known mortality from bycatch has been observed in ling demersal and tuna pelagic long

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