Field Study 725

Pacific Ocean


Target catch: 

None reported

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

Metal affixed to baited hook significantly reduced catches of juvenile hammerhead sharks but not blue, shortfin mako, pelagic thresher, sandbar or tiger sharks

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: