Effects of adding sounds to cod traps on the probability of collisions by humpback whales

Authors: 

Lien, J., Barney, W., Todd, S., Seton, R. & Guzzwell, J.

Year: 

1992

Journal/Publisher Name: 

In Marine Mammal Sensory Systems, pp. 701-8. Thomas, J.A. & Kastelein, R.A. & Supin, A.Y. (eds). Plenum: New York.
Summary: 

Cod traps equipped with pingers resulted in a reduction in collisions with humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Newfoundland, Canada. Traps with alarms caught more fish than traps without alarms.