Experiments in the Western Atlantic Northeast Distant Waters to Evaluate Sea Turtle Mitigation Measures in the Pelagic Longline Fishery. Report on Experiments Conducted in 2001

Authors: 

Watson, J., D. Foster, S. Epperly, and A. Shah

Year: 

2002

Journal/Publisher Name: 

US National Marine Fisheries Service
Summary: 
Blue-dyed bait does not significantly reduce loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and leatherback (Dermocheles coriacea)sea turtle captures in the western Atlantic longline fishery.