Comparison of bycatch species captured during daytime and nighttime: preliminary results of longline experiments carried out in the Seychelles waters



Target catch: 

swordfish and tuna

Study Type: 

Summary study

Effect on target catch: 

Differences in the species composition, quantity and depth of capture for bycatch species

Effect on bycatch species: 

All marketable species were caught in the 150 m layer during day and night sets.

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: