Tropical prawn trawl bycatch of fish and seasnakes reduced by yarrow fisheye bycatch reduction device

Authors: 

Heales, D.S., Gregor, R., Wakeford, J., Wang, Y.G., Yarrow, J. , Milton, D.A.

Year: 

2008

Journal/Publisher Name: 

Fisheries Research

Volume (Issue #): 

89/1

Page #s: 

76-83

Contact information: 

don.heales@csiro.au +617 3286 7145
Summary: 
The yarrow fisheye bycatch reduction device reduced the weight of small bycatch by an average of 22.7% and the number of seasnakes caught by an average of 43.3%, with no loss of tiger prawn.