A review of ghost fishing: scientific approaches to evaluation and solutions

  title={A review of ghost fishing: scientific approaches to evaluation and solutions},
  author={T. Matsuoka and T. Nakashima and N. Nagasawa},
  journal={Fisheries Science},
  • T. Matsuoka, T. Nakashima, N. Nagasawa
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Fisheries Science
  • Research on ghost fishing became active in the late 1980s. Ghost fishing has been confirmed for traps, gillnets, trammel-nets and small seine nets. Some lost traps are functional for a long period of time, even in shallow waters. Consequences for gillnets after loss depend on seabed conditions. The ghost fishing function of gillnets remaining on flat seabeds declines rapidly with decreasing heights and increasing visibility. Gillnets left tangled around an artificial reef, for example, three… CONTINUE READING

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