Field Study 363

Georges Bank

Article: 

Target catch: 

Swordfish

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

There were no differences in the mean length at capture, but signficantly more swordfish were caught on the monofilament gangions.

Effect on bycatch species: 

No signficant difference in catch rates between gangions for loggerhead sea turtles.

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: