Elasmobranchs

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Northern Australia

Target catch: 

Tiger prawn (Penaeus semisulcatus and P. esculentus) and endeavor prawn (Metapenaus endeavouri and M. ensus)

Effect on bycatch species: 

TEDs facilitated the escape of large elasmobranchs, with bar spacing and TED orientation acting as important design factors affecting escape.

Effect on target catch: 

Not tested

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Guyana

Target catch: 

Seabob shrimp (Xiphopenaeus kroyeri)

Effect on bycatch species: 

40% decline in elasmobranch catch rate; mean size of elasmobranch captured reduced by 6.3%

Effect on target catch: 

Not tested

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Brazil

Target catch: 

Tuna (pelagic) sharks (bottom)

Effect on bycatch species: 

Rates of external hooking were significantly higher with circle hooks

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Central Pacific

Target catch: 

pelagic sharks and fishes

Effect on bycatch species: 

examining rates of post-release mortality from longline gear

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examined in other research

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