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Set net/ dolphin interactions - MF0712

Summary Objectives:-
Monitor the UK gillnet fishery in the North Sea, the large-mesh gill and tangle net fisheries of the Scottish West coast and the freezer gillnet fleet, in order to estimate cetacean by-catch rates.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Results will provide new information on the extent and size of cetacean by-catches in UK fisheries and will enable MAFF to assess and implement management measures which may decrease by-catch whilst minimising any reduction in fishing efficiency
Project Documents
• Final Report : Set net/ dolphin interactions   (11k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1997

To: 2000

Cost: £275,398
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - St. Andrews, Sea Mammal Research Unit
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries