Field Study 284

New South Wales, Australia

Article: 

Target catch: 

Prawns

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Did not significantly reduce the catch of prawns

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced the overall weight of bycatch by 46% when mesh panels were oriented vertically

Bycatch species: 

Reduction technique: 

Fishing Gear: