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Using Sonar to Improve Fishing Techniques and Reduce Bycatch

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Using Sonar to Improve Fishing Techniques and Reduce Bycatch

Picture by: NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Picture taken on: April 28th, 2005

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Researchers from NOAA Fisheries and the Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife use sonar to study fishing techniques that improve selectivity and reduce bycatch on a commercial flatfish trawler.

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