Western Australia


Target catch: 

red emperor, scarlet perch, spangled emperor, Rankin cod, blue spot emperor, rosy threadfin brea, flagfish, frypan snapper, red snapper and goldband snapper

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Not reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced dolphin bycatch by almost 50% and reduced bycatch of sea turtles, large sharks and large rays

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