Eubalaena glacialis (NA Right whale)

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

US Atlantic

Target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

Significant alteration to swimming patterns and the magnitude of energy depletion in a chronically entangled whale.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Study Type: 

Study in the lab

Location: 

US Atlantic

Target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

fGCs in entangled whales and stranded whales were significantly higher than in whales killed by vessels and healthy whales.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

Article: 

Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

US Atlantic

Target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

The population health for all demographics declined over three generations. Calving females had significantly higher health scores than non-calving

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

Article: 

Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

US Atlantic

Target catch: 

Multiple

Effect on bycatch species: 

The abundance of right whales has declined since 1990 and there has been a reduced survival rate for females compared to males

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Study Type: 

Study in the lab

Location: 

US Atlantic

Target catch: 

Lobster

Effect on bycatch species: 

Annual entanglement rates increased between 1999 and 2009

Effect on target catch: 

n/a

Article: 

Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Target catch: 

crab, hagfish, lobster

Effect on bycatch species: 

Lobster traps pose greatest threat during spring and summer migration periods (to/from Critical Habitat)

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Target catch: 

groundfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Gillnets were determined as posing a considerable gear related threat (18% of total threat)

Effect on target catch: 

n/a

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf

Target catch: 

groundfish and pelagic species

Effect on bycatch species: 

Groundfish hook and line gear posed were determined to pose the greatest threat during summer resident period in Critical Habitat

Effect on target catch: 

na

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