Field Study 567


South Africa

Target catch: 


Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

The mean total attack rate was similar for each design but diving birds attacked further astern in response to both tori line types compared to surface foraging birds. The "hybrid" line did not allow attacks by divers within 50 m but the "light" line al

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: