Time area closures

Time area closures are used as a tool to reduce the incidental capture of bycatch speices (Kimberly et al. 2000).

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

Canada

Target catch: 

Cod and Atlantic salmon

Effect on bycatch species: 

Closure resulted in increased populations of common murres and auks but a decrease in gulls

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

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