Field Study

Article: 

North Carolina

Target catch: 

Spanish mackerel, menhaden, spot

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Did not reduce catch rates

Effect on bycatch species: 

Catch rates of Atlantic sharpnose sharks were significantly lower in the 4" modified net

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: