Small Cetaceans (maximum length < 7.5 meters)

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Galicia Spain

Target catch: 

Various

Effect on bycatch species: 

Substantial economic loss can occur from interactions between bottlenose dolphins and gillnets. Cetacean bycatch mortality highest for set gillnets.

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Portugal

Target catch: 

Sardine

Effect on bycatch species: 

Cetaceans were present during 16.9% of fishing events; encirclement led to common dolphin mortalities

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Italy

Target catch: 

Bony fish

Effect on bycatch species: 

None reported

Effect on target catch: 

Catch composition was different when dolphins attacked the net. Decrease in cuttlefish and red mullet and an increase in scorpionfish

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Study Type: 

Study in the lab

Location: 

Ariake Sound and Tachibana Bay

Target catch: 

Effect on bycatch species: 

Bycatch mortality will lead to at least a 29.6-86.3% decrease in the population size over three generations

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Kerala, India

Target catch: 

Not identified

Effect on bycatch species: 

Not statistically reported; study only administered a questionnaire that collected information on the structure and design of the Dolphin Wall Net (DWN)

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

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