Field Study 274

Article: 

Northern Australia

Target catch: 

Prawns

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Reduced the proportion of soft and damaged prawns by 41.6% and reduced catches of tiger prawns by 6.5%

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced large sponge catches by 85.3%

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

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