Fishing gear threat to right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in Canadian waters and the risk of lethal entanglement


Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Target catch: 

groundfish and pelagic species

Effect on target catch: 


Study Type: 

Summary study

Effect on bycatch species: 

Groundfish hook and line gear posed were determined to pose the greatest threat during summer resident period in Critical Habitat

Fishing Gear: 

Bycatch species: