Small‐scale fisheries of Peru: a major sink for marine turtles in the Pacific

@inproceedings{AlfaroShigueto2011SmallscaleFO,
  title={Small‐scale fisheries of Peru: a major sink for marine turtles in the Pacific},
  author={Joanna Alfaro-Shigueto and Jeffrey C Mangel and Francisco Bernedo and Peter H. Dutton and Jeffrey Aleksandr Seminoff and Brendan J Godley},
  year={2011}
}
Summary 1. Over the last few decades, evidence of marine vertebrate bycatch has been collected for a range of industrial fisheries. It has recently been acknowledged that large impacts may also result from similar interactions with small-scale fisheries (SSF) due largely to their diffuse effort and large number of vessels in operation. Marine mammals, seabirds, turtles as well as some shark species have been reported as being impacted by SSF worldwide. 2. From 2000 to 2007, we used both shore… CONTINUE READING
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