Experiments in the western Atlantic Northeast Distant Waters to evaluate sea turtle mitigation measures in the pelagic longline fishery. Report on experiments conducted in 2001-2003.



Target catch: 

Swordfish and tuna

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Effect varied by species and by bait

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced bycatch

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: