Incidental mortality of humboldt penguins spheniscus humboldti in Gill Nets, Central Chile

@inproceedings{Simeone1999IncidentalMO,
  title={Incidental mortality of humboldt penguins spheniscus humboldti in Gill Nets, Central Chile},
  author={Alejandro Simeone},
  year={1999}
}
Fishing activities by humans can affect seabirds directly, e.g. drowning in nets, drowning while taking longline baits and use of birds as bait or food, or indirectly, e.g. through effects on prey species such as competition between humans and birds for food. This may result in changes in seabird reproductive performance and population sizes (Duffy & Schneider 1994). Longline fisheries are a threat to surface-feeders such as Procellariiformes (Brothers 1991) through the swallowing of baited… CONTINUE READING

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