Caretta caretta (Loggerhead turtle)

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Azores

Target catch: 

Swordfish and blue shark

Effect on bycatch species: 

Non-offset 16/0 and 18/0 circle hooks caught fewer turtles than Japanese tuna hook. Non-offset 18/0 circle hooks caught fewer turtles than non-offset 16/0

Effect on target catch: 

There was no significant difference in the number of blue sharks caught on non-offset 16/0 and 18/0 circle hooks .

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

United States

Target catch: 

Swordfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Use of novel bait species (mackerel instead of squid bait) reduced loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and leatherback (Dermocheles coriacea) sea turtle bycatch.

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