Field Study 785


Western North Pacific

Target catch: 

Tunas and swordfish

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

Number of albatross and shearwater attacks were reduced with paired tori lines. Secondary attacks were also significantly lower with paired tori lines.

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

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