The effectiveness of a modified turtle excluder device (TED) in reducing the bycatch of elasmobranchs in the Atlantic seabob (Xiphopenaeus kroyeri) industrial trawl fishery of Guyana

Article: 

Guyana

Target catch: 

Seabob shrimp (Xiphopenaeus kroyeri)

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Not tested

Effect on bycatch species: 

40% decline in elasmobranch catch rate; mean size of elasmobranch captured reduced by 6.3%

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: