Maximising the survival of bycatch discarded from commercial estuarine fishing gears in NSW

Abstract

The mortalities and contributing parameters were estimated for key species discarded during commercial gillnetting (80-mm mesh) targeting dusky flathead Platycephalus fuscus in a southeastern Australian estuary. Bycatches (1470 individuals from 16 species over 11 deployments) were assessed for their immediate mortalities onboard the gillnetter, before… (More)

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