Pingers as deterrents of bottlenose dolphins interacting with trammel nets

Mediterranean, Balearic Islands


Target catch: 

Red mullet

Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Effect on target catch: 

Increased target catch and reduced dolphin damage to the catch

Effect on bycatch species: 

Reduced bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) depredation

Bycatch species: 

Fishing Gear: 

Reduction technique: