Acoustic investigation of bycatch mitigation pingers

Article: 

Queensland, Australia

Target catch: 

Shark
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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

The current net/pinger configuration is adequate for humpback whales, dugongs and dolphins swimming at normal travelling speeds. The current pinger spacing is insufficient for dolphins swimming straight at the net at high speeds.

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: