Field Study 280

Article: 

Florida

Target catch: 

Shrimp

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

The number and biomass was not reduced in the 17 m or 20 m nets and the catch per unit effort varied by season and net size. Less shrimp was caught in the winter using the 14m nets.

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced the biomass and number of finfish and the catch per unit effort

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: