Bony Fishes

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Kuwait

Target catch: 

Shrimp

Effect on bycatch species: 

TED use resulted in no interactions with sea turtles or large animals; did not significantly reduce bycatch catches

Effect on target catch: 

Did not significantly reduce shrimp catches

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Effect on bycatch species: 

High speed trolling with J hooks and artificial bait and slow trolling with circle hooks and natural bait resulted in less internal hooking, tissue damage and increase post release survival.

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Equatorial Atlantic Ocean

Target catch: 

Tuna

Effect on bycatch species: 

Catch rates were lower for leatherback sea turtles and pelagic stingrays but not sailfish when circle hooks were used

Effect on target catch: 

Bigeye tuna had higher catch rates when circle hooks were used

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Equatorial Atlantic Ocean

Target catch: 

Tuna

Effect on bycatch species: 

Sailfish, pelagic stingrays, and leatherback sea turtles, had higher catch rates on J-style hooks

Effect on target catch: 

Bigeye and yellowfin tuna had higher survival rates when circle hooks were used

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Study Type: 

Field study in the wild

Location: 

Equatorial Atlantic Ocean

Target catch: 

Tuna

Effect on bycatch species: 

Swordfish and sailfish had significantly higher external hookings when circle hooks were used

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Study Type: 

Summary study

Location: 

North Sea

Target catch: 

Flatfish

Effect on bycatch species: 

30-50% reduction in fish and 48-73% reduction in benthic discards

Effect on target catch: 

Catches were 65-69% lower compared to conventional trawls

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