Field Study 560

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 35.8% and reduced catches of tiger prawns by 6.3%

Effect on bycatch species: 

Upward facing TED's reduced sea turtle bycatch by 99%

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Bycatch species: 

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