Field Study 318

North Carolina


Target catch: 

Spanish mackerel, menhaden, spot

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Did not reduce catch rates

Effect on bycatch species: 

The proportion of hammer-wrapped bonnethead sharks was significantly higher in the 4" unmodified net

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: