By-catch reduction in the northern shrimp fishery
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By-catch reduction in the northern shrimp fishery by W. M. Hickey

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Published by Fisheries and Habitat Management, Newfoundland Region in St. John"s, Nfld .
Written in English


  • Shrimp fisheries -- Canada.

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StatementW.M. Hickey, G. Brothers, and D.L. Boulos.
SeriesCanadian technical report of fisheries and aquatic sciences -- 1964
ContributionsBrothers, G., Boulos, D. L.
LC ClassificationsSH"223"C35"no.1964
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20396019M

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The temporal and spatial patterns of the ratio strongly support the seasonal and area closures implemented for the shrimp fishery in terms of bycatch bycatch-to-shrimp ratio of . Northern Shrimp: Flounder: This proposed project intends to investigate the use of floating bridles in the Gulf of Maine pink shrimp fishery and its effect on finfish bycatch reduction as well as reduced seabed impact. Click for more information. Field work complete. Currently analyzing data. Introduction. Pink shrimp (Pandalus borealis) is widely distributed in the northern portions of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Arctic (Shumway et al., ).Because small-mesh codends are used for harvesting the species, bycatch can be considerable (Howell and Langan, ).The use of the Nordmøre grid became mandatory in in the pink shrimp fishery in the Gulf of Maine and has proven to. In Fish Bycatch - Bonus from the Sea: Report of a Technical Consultation on Shrimp By-catch Utilization held in Georgetown, Guyana, 30 October , .