Small Cetaceans (maximum length < 7.5 meters)

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Study Type: 

Study in the lab

Location: 

Neeltje Jans, The Netherlands

Target catch: 

n/a

Effect on bycatch species: 

Increased distance from the alarm source and respiration

Effect on target catch: 

n/a

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

North Sea

Target catch: 

Hake

Effect on bycatch species: 

Pingers spaced at 455 m had 0 bycatch; pingers spaced at 585 m had a bycatch rate of 0.12

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

Article: 

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

North Carolina

Target catch: 

Spanish mackerel

Effect on bycatch species: 

Dolphins were less likely to interact with gillnets and more likely to echolocate

Effect on target catch: 

No effect

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Bycatch species: 

Reduction technique: 

Fishing Gear: 

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Queensland, Australia

Target catch: 

Sharks

Effect on bycatch species: 

Dolphins heard the F3 pinger 45 m from the net, they could only detect the F10 pinger less than 40 m from the net

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

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Reduction technique: 

Fishing Gear: 

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Crozet Islands

Target catch: 

Patagonian toothfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Less time for interaction with longlines

Effect on target catch: 

Less depredation

Article: 

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Cornwall

Target catch: 

None reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

There was a significant difference in the number of porpoise clicks between nets with and without pingers, but the extent of displacement could not be determined. No evidence of habituation to the pingers.

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

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