Performance of industry-developed escape gaps in Australian Portunus pelagicus traps

Southeastern Australia

Article: 

Target catch: 

Blue swimmer crab (P. pelagicus)

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

No effect

Effect on bycatch species: 

51-100% reduction of juvenile crab

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: