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Fisheries Fact Sheet: Bycatch

What is bycatch? The accidental capture of unwanted or non-targeted fish or other animals. This fact sheet outlines what is bycatch and what the fishing industry is doing to reduce it through bycatch reduction devices and modified fishing equipment.

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  • Biodiversity
  • Commercial Fishing
  • Conservation
  • Fisheries Management
  • Human Impacts
  • Recreational Fishing
  • Sustainability
  • Threatened Species

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