Field Study 371

Article: 

Izmir Bay, Turkey

Target catch: 

Prawns

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Trial 1, experimental net 1 caught 17% fewer prawns than the control net. Trial 2, experimental net 2 caught 2% fewer prawns than the control net.

Effect on bycatch species: 

Trial 1, experimental net caught 44% fewer crabs and mantis shrimp and 49% fewer murex than control net. Trial 2, experimental net 1 caught 66% fewer crabs, 27% fewer mantis shrimp and 32% fewer murex, while experiemnetal net 2 caught 51% fewer crabs,

Bycatch species: 

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