Odontocete bycatch and depredation in longline fisheries: A review of available literature and of potential solutions

@article{Hamer2012OdontoceteBA,
  title={Odontocete bycatch and depredation in longline fisheries: A review of available literature and of potential solutions},
  author={Derek J. Hamer and Simon J. Childerhouse and Nicholas J. Gales},
  journal={Marine Mammal Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={28}
}
Operational interactions between odontocetes (i.e., toothed whales) and longline gear are a global phenomenon that may threaten the conservation of odontocete populations and the economic viability of longline fisheries. This review attempts to define the issue, summarize the trends and geographical extent of its occurrence over the last half century, explore the potential impact on odontocetes and on fisheries, and describe potential acoustic and physical mitigation solutions. Reports… Expand

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