Increasing the Selectivity of the Stone Crab Menippe mercenaria Trap by the Addition of a Cull Ring

Florida, USA
Target catch
Stone crab (Menippe mercenaria)
Study Type
Field study in the wild
Effect on target catch
No effect
Effect on bycatch species
Decreased catch of bycatch species and pre-recruit stone crabs
Fishing Gear
Reduction technique