Field Study 345

New South Whales, Australia


Target catch: 

School prawn

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

In experiment 2, where a trawler was placed in front of the mouth of the net, the selection range of school prawns was incrementally smaller from the 1-m square-mesh codend to the 3-m square mesh codend compared to the diamond mesh codend and school praw

Effect on bycatch species: 

Retained fewer fish

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: