Fishing gear threat to right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in Canadian waters and the risk of lethal entanglement

Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf


Target catch: 

groundfish and pelagic species

Study Type: 

Summary study

Effect on target catch: 


Effect on bycatch species: 

Groundfish hook and line gear posed were determined to pose the greatest threat during summer resident period in Critical Habitat

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: