Tag Archives: Bycatch; Fishery; Gillnets; Seabirds

The incidental catch of seabirds in gillnet fisheries: A global review

Based on bird feeding ecology we identified 148 seabird species as susceptible to bycatch in gillnets, of which 81 have been recorded caught. The highest densities of susceptible species occur in temperate and sub-polar regions of both hemispheres, with lower densities in tropical regions. Gillnet fisheries,,,continued@sciencedirect.com