Section 34
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Reducing bycatch in the South African pelagic longline fishery the utility of different approaches to fisheries closures

Grantham,H.S.; Petersen,S.L.; Possingham,H.P.

Endangered Species Research: 2 3, 291-299


ISSN/ISBN: 1863-5407
Accession: 033127612

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Seabirds, turtles and sharks are often of conservation concern because they are frequently bycatch in fisheries. Fisheries managers shifting from a target species focus to an ecosystembased approach are being required to consider the impact of fisheries on non-target species. There are a range of complementary management tools that help reduce bycatch, such as gear restrictions, temporal restrictions, and bycatch reduction devices.

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