Fisheries Bycatch

The term "fisheries bycatch" refers to the non-targets species (unwanted species, juveniles, and other marine wildlife) unintentionally caught in fishing gear.  Researchers in several SWFSC divisions work on documenting, assessing the impacts, and mitigating bycatch. 

The Tuna-Dolphin Issue

Marine Turtles and Longlines

Marine Mammal By-catch and Mortality  

Seabirds and Antarctic Fisheries 

 

Last modified: 12/24/2014