Seabird bycatch in the Brazilian pelagic longline fishery and a review of capture rates in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean

@article{Bugoni2008SeabirdBI,
  title={Seabird bycatch in the Brazilian pelagic longline fishery and a review of capture rates in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean},
  author={Leandro Bugoni and Patr{\'i}cia Luciano Mancini and Danielle Sampaio Monteiro and Loretha Almeida do Nascimento and Tatiana Neves},
  journal={Endangered Species Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={137-147}
}
The southwestern Atlantic Ocean is an important foraging ground throughout the year for several albatross and petrel species. Longline fishing fleets in the region currently pose the main threat for this group of seabirds at sea, and conservation measures are urgently required. We present information on bycatch rates of seabirds in the Brazilian domestic pelagic longline fishery from 2001 to 2007, and review bycatch rates reported for the demersal and pelagic longline fisheries in the… 

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