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Effect of pingers on harbour porpoise ( Phocoena phocoena ) bycatch in the US Northeast gillnet fishery

@inproceedings{P2009EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pingers on harbour porpoise ( Phocoena phocoena ) bycatch in the US Northeast gillnet fishery},
  author={L. P. and C. R.},
  year={2009}
}
Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) bycatch in the US Northeast gillnet fishery is managed under the Harbour Porpoise Take Reduction Plan (HPTRP), which was implemented on 1 January 1999. The HPTRP divides this fishery into management areas that are either completely closed to all gillnets or closed only to gillnets that do not use pingers. Questions about pingers that have arisen include: (1) would pingers be as effective in an operational fishery as in controlled scientific experiments; (2… Expand

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