Bony Fishes

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

New South Wales, Australia

Target catch: 

Prawns

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced the overall weight of bycatch by 38% when mesh panels were oriented horizontally

Effect on target catch: 

Did not significantly reduce the catch of prawns

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

New South Whales, Australia

Target catch: 

Prawns

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced the overall weight of bycatch by 46% when mesh panels were oriented vertically

Effect on target catch: 

Did not significantly reduce the catch of prawns

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Florida

Target catch: 

Shrimp

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced the biomass and number of finfish and the catch per unit effort

Effect on target catch: 

The number and biomass was not reduced in the 17 m or 20 m nets and the catch per unit effort varied by season and net size. Less shrimp was caught in the winter using the 14m nets.

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