Bycatch reduction devices (BRDs) to reduce the incidental catch of cuttlefish in the Spencer Gulf prawn fishery


Spencer Gulf

Target catch: 


Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Small grid caught less prawns compared to large grid and control nets

Effect on bycatch species: 

Small and large grids reduced number and weight of cuttlefish and crabs

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: