OVERVIEW OF SEABIRD BYCATCH BY BRAZILIAN FISHERIES IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN

@inproceedings{Neves2007OVERVIEWOS,
  title={OVERVIEW OF SEABIRD BYCATCH BY BRAZILIAN FISHERIES IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN},
  author={Tatiana Neves and Patr{\'i}cia L. Mancini and Loretha Almeida do Nascimento and Leandro Bugoni},
  year={2007}
}
The impact of fisheries bycatch on seabirds around the world is currently the focus of considerable international concern. In Brazilian waters there are eight fisheries that affect seabirds, according to the National Plan of Action for the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (NPOA-Seabirds Brazil). Capture rates obtained by observers during 40 cruises (473 sets and 499,978 hooks) in the pelagic longline fisheries in south and southeastern areas, between November 2000 and December 2005 were… CONTINUE READING