Field Study 613

Eastern Australia
Target catch
Study Type
Field study in the wild
Effect on target catch
None reported
Effect on bycatch species
Live bait sank more quickly than dead bait, increasing the exposure of hooks to seabirds but the sink rates of individual live bait species were very variable. With respect to dead bait, those on the 160 g leaded swivel with a distance of 2 m leader len
Bycatch species
Fishing Gear
Reduction technique