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Bycatch Reduction Videos

What's New? (Updated: 8/18/11 )

Gear Modifications to Reduce Seafloor Contact
NMFS biologist and BREP member Craig Rose is featured in a video by Marine Conservation Alliance on trawl modifications in the Bering Sea trawl fleet designed to raise the trawl cables to reduce contact with the seafloor and lower bycatch.
Barbless Circle Hooks
Removing Fishing Gear from Longline Caught Sea Turtles
Video on this website details, in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese, the tools and techniques for safely removing hooks and line from incidentally captured sea turtles.
Reducing Shark Bycatch with Electropositive Metals (6/19/08)
Hook Ingestion by Sea Turtles (6/19/08)