Field Study 793

Article: 

Seychelles

Target catch: 

Tunas and swordfish

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

75% of market species were caught during day sets.

Effect on bycatch species: 

75% of bycatch species were caught during day sets, with lancetfish being the most common. Sharks were most common during night sets.

Reduction technique: 

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: