Large Cetaceans (maximum length > 7.5 meters)

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild


South Georgia

Target catch: 

Patagonian toothfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Sperm whales interacted with longlines 25% of the time; orcas interacted only 5% of the time could remove half of the catch; fur seal interactions have declined since 2009

Effect on target catch: 

Catch rates were lower when marine mammals were present