Field Study 736

Article: 

Isle of Man

Target catch: 

Queen scallop

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

The new "Newhaven" dredge caught significantly more queen scallops than the traditional dredge.

Effect on bycatch species: 

There was no significant difference in the abundance of bycatch between the traditional and new "Newhaven" dredge design.

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

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