The impacts of fishing on marine birds

@inproceedings{Tasker2000TheIO,
  title={The impacts of fishing on marine birds},
  author={Mark L. Tasker and Cornelis J Camphuysen and John Cooper and Stefan Garthe and William A. Montevecchi and Stephen J. M. Blaber},
  year={2000}
}
Birds are the most conspicuous, wide-ranging, and easily studied organisms in the marine environment. They can be both predators and scavengers, and they can be harmed by and can benefit from fishing activities. The effects of fishing on birds may be direct or indirect. Most direct effects involve killing by fishing gear, although on a lesser scale some fishing activities also disturb birds. Net fisheries and hook fisheries have both had serious negative effects at the population level… CONTINUE READING

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