Development and Evaluation of Reduced Breaking Strength Rope to Reduce Large Whale Entanglement Severity

New England


Target catch: 

Lobster, Whelk, Black Sea Bass

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 


Effect on bycatch species: 

Indeterminate given rarity of encounters

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: