Increasing the Selectivity of the Stone Crab Menippe mercenaria Trap by the Addition of a Cull Ring

Florida, USA


Target catch: 

Stone crab (Menippe mercenaria)

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

No effect

Effect on bycatch species: 

Decreased catch of bycatch species and pre-recruit stone crabs

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: