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Modifications to reduce bycatch in prawn trawls: A review and framework for development
The incidental capture of non-target species fromprawn trawling has recently attracted worldwide attention. Primarily, concerns arisefrom the perception that prawn trawls catch anddiscard largeExpand
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Estimating Collateral Mortality from Towed Fishing Gear
More than 50% of the world’s total marine catch (approximately 81 million tonnes) is harvested using towed fishing gears (i.e. Danish seines, dredges and otter and beam trawls). As for all methods,Expand
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Aspects of Reproductive Biology of the Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna Lewini, off Northeastern Brazil
Ninety four scalloped hammerhead sharks, Sphyrna lewini (53 females and 41 males) ranging in size from 121 to 321 cm total length (TL), were collected from surface gillnetters operating offExpand
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Review of a small-scale pelagic longline fishery off northeastern Brazil
The annual catches of four small longliners operating off northeast Brazil from 1983 to 1997 were examined across different areas and locations. The total catch comprised tunas (30%), sharks (54%),Expand
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Assessing barotrauma among angled snapper (Pagrus auratus) and the utility of release methods
Abstract Australian recreational and commercial fishers catch snapper ( Pagrus auratus ) from down to ∼120 m, often evoking barotrauma. Owing to minimum legal sizes and quotas or non-consumptiveExpand
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Reproductive biology of the Caribbean sharpnose shark, Rhizoprionodon porosus, from northern Brazil
Two hundred and seventy three Caribbean sharpnose sharks, Rhizoprionodon porosus, were collected from catches of vessels fishing with gill-nets off the coast of northern Brazil between April 1996 andExpand
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Maturation of the night shark, Carcharhinus signatus, in the Southwestern Equatorial Atlantic Ocean
Over 700 night sharks, Carcharhinus signatus, comprising 327 females and 417 males were collected from semi-pelagic longliners operating throughout the south-western equatorial Atlantic betweenExpand
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Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, Removing By-catch from Prawn-trawl Codends During Fishing in New South Wales, Australia
During a fishing trip to record video footage of fish escaping from a by-catch reducing device located in a commercial prawn trawl, two bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, were observed toExpand
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Mitigating unaccounted fishing mortality from gillnets and traps
Gillnets and traps often are considered to have fewer holistic environmental impacts than active fishing gears. However, in addition to the targeted catches, gillnets and traps still cause unwantedExpand
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An overview of the shallow-water calcified hydroids from Brazil (Hydrozoa: Cnidaria), including the description of a new species
5 Corresponding author Abstract Five species of calcified hydroids occur in shallow waters along the Brazilian coast: four milleporids -Millepora alcicor- nis Linnaeus, Millepora braziliensisExpand
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