Spatiotemporal patterns of overlap between short-finned pilot whales and the U.S. pelagic longline fishery in the Mid-Atlantic Bight: an assessment to inform the management of fisheries bycatch

US Atlantic


Target catch: 

Tuna and swordfish

Study Type: 

Study in the lab

Effect on target catch: 


Effect on bycatch species: 

Spatial management approach could be effective at reducing pilot whale bycatch in the pelagic longline fishery

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: