Effects of hook and bait in a tropical northeast Atlantic pelagic longline fishery: Part I - Incidental sea turtle bycatch

Tropical northeast Atlantic


Target catch: 


Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Non reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

Hardshell turtle interactions were reduced when both circle hook styles and mackerel bait were used.

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: