What is Bycatch?
Bycatch is the unintentional capture of marine life in fishing gear. It is one of the principal threats to marine biodiversity worldwide. Every year, at least 7.3 million tons or more of marine life are caught as bycatch. Read More
What We Are Doing About It
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Find references and summaries from bycatch reduction studies, and descriptions of bycatch mitigation techniques.
A second round of funding is now available to support competitive proposals focused on documenting or reducing marine mammal bycatch in non-US fisheries.