Field Study 345

New South Whales, Australia
Target catch
School prawn
Study Type
Field study in the wild
Effect on target catch
In experiment 2, where a trawler was placed in front of the mouth of the net, the selection range of school prawns was incrementally smaller from the 1-m square-mesh codend to the 3-m square mesh codend compared to the diamond mesh codend and school praw
Effect on bycatch species
Retained fewer fish
Bycatch species
Fishing Gear
Reduction technique