Field Study 609


Gulf of California

Target catch: 


Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

The industrial prototype increased target catch efficiency

Effect on bycatch species: 

The industrial version of the prototype reduced bycatch-to-shrimp ratios from 20-50% and the artisanal version also reduced the bycatch-to-shrimp ratios.

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: