New report sets out roadmap for reducing sea turtle bycatch in coastal net fisheries

Sea turtles are adversely affected by a range of factors, some natural and others caused by human activities, such as fishing operations.

Proceedings of the Technical Workshop on Mitigating Sea Turtle Bycatch in Coastal Net Fisheries Photo: IUCN et al

A new report co-published by IUCN, summarises the findings of experts from multiple disciplines relevant to turtle-fisheries interractions who met in January 2009 to share information from 20 coastal net fisheries worldwide and to disseminate and transfer best practices for sea turtle bycatch assessment and mitigation.

Work area: 
Marine
Marine threatened species
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Marine
Location: 
North America
North America
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