Review of research and assessments on the efficacy of sea lion exclusion devices in reducing the incidental mortality of New Zealand sea lions Phocarctos hookeri in the Auckland Islands squid trawl fishery

Auckland, New Zealand


Target catch: 


Study Type: 

Summary study

Effect on target catch: 

None reported

Effect on bycatch species: 

SLEDs reduce the incidental capture of sea lions and do not contribute to increased head trauma

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: