Field Study 355

Article: 

Northern Australia

Target catch: 

Prawns

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Caught 6.6% more tiger prawns and 10.5% more endeavour prawns than standard net

Effect on bycatch species: 

JT 1 design did not prevent capture of large sharks and rays

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: