Bony Fishes

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Target catch: 

Demersal fish

Effect on bycatch species: 

60% of all fish escaped through the white panel

Effect on target catch: 

Not tested

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Finnmark (northern Norway)

Target catch: 

Demersal fish

Effect on bycatch species: 

Escape behavior of haddock can be triggered by mechanical stimulation and were slightly affected by light. Cod did not react significantly to the presence of mechanical stimulation or LED light stimulation.

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Not tested

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Summary study

Location: 

Seychelles

Target catch: 

swordfish and tuna

Effect on bycatch species: 

All marketable species were caught in the 150 m layer during day and night sets.

Effect on target catch: 

Differences in the species composition, quantity and depth of capture for bycatch species

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Curacao

Target catch: 

Groupers and snappers

Effect on bycatch species: 

Short and tall gap traps reduced bycatch of bycatch fish by 74% and 80%, key herbivores by 58% and 50% and butterflyfish by 90% and 98%, respectively.

Effect on target catch: 

Catches of high-value fish were not affected

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

US West Coast

Target catch: 

Flatfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

83.7% (weight) and 74.3% (number) of Pacific halibut were able to escape

Effect on target catch: 

93.3% of arrowtooth flounder, 99% of Dove sole, 96.9% of petrale sole, 96.9% of shortspine thronyhead and 90% of sablefish were retained

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Field study in the wild

Location: 

US West Coast

Target catch: 

Flatfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

72.1% of rockfish, 96.5% of roundfishes and 93.7% of Pacific halibut were able to escape

Effect on target catch: 

85.1% of flatfish were retained

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Oregon

Target catch: 

Pacific hake

Effect on bycatch species: 

Chinook were able to escape out of the escape window; Rockfish bycatch was reduced by 32.4%

Effect on target catch: 

Pacific hake continued to swim into the codend

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Target catch: 

Squid

Effect on bycatch species: 

None reported

Effect on target catch: 

Squid were able to actively avoid the grid

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