Field Study 325

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 63.2% and reduced catches of tiger prawns by 6.3%

Effect on bycatch species: 

Downward facing TEDs reduced large sponge catches by 95.9%

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Bycatch species: 

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