Eubalaena glacialis (NA Right whale)

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Bay of Fundy

Target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

Whales showed a mild response to social sounds of conspecifics and no response to sound of approaching vessel.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Bay of Fundy

Target catch: 

na

Effect on bycatch species: 

Whales showed a strong response to alert signals.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

Article: 

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Worldwide

Target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

Entanglement with fishing gear reduces survival rates (immediate) of adults and juveniles. Human intervention improves survival outcome for high risk interactions.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

US East Coast and Canadian Maritimes

Target catch: 

Various

Effect on bycatch species: 

Ropes with a breaking strength of 1,700 lbs or less could reduce life-threatening entanglements of North Atlantic Right whales by at least 72%. Right and humpback were entangled in ropes with stronger breaking strength than those involving minke whales.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

Article: 

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Maine

Target catch: 

N/A

Effect on bycatch species: 

Interactions between the vertical line and the leading edge of a whale flipper model closest to the whale "body" resulted in significant damage to the flipper.

Effect on target catch: 

N/A

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