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Reducing bycatch in the Queensland scallop fishery

Courtney, A. J. and Campbell, M. (2003) Reducing bycatch in the Queensland scallop fishery. Professional Fisherman, 25 (8). pp. 18-19.

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Abstract

Discusses a research charter undertaken by the Queensland Department of Primary Industries which showed that bycatch in the state's scallop fishery can be reduced by 78% as a result of using bycatch reduction devices (BRD). Absence of adverse reaction in the catch rate of commercial size scallops; Effect of turtle excluder device and BRD on the catch rate of total bycatch.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Animal Science
Subjects:Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > By region or country > Australia
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Shellfish fisheries
Deposited On:24 Jul 2013 02:47
Last Modified:24 Jul 2013 02:47

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