Freshwater Commercial Bycatch: An Understated Conservation Problem

  title={Freshwater Commercial Bycatch: An Understated Conservation Problem},
  author={Graham D. Raby and Alison HA Colotelo and Gabriel Blouin‐demers and Steven J. Cooke},
Bycatch from marine commercial fisheries has been regarded as a global conservation concern for decades. Fortunately, some headway has been made in mitigating bycatch problems in marine fisheries. Freshwater commercial fisheries, however, have been relatively understudied. Although freshwater yields comprise 11% of the global commercial catch, bycatch research focusing on freshwater commercial fisheries represents only about 3% of the total bycatch literature. This paucity of research is… 

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