by-catch


 

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Definition: 

Incidental taking of non-commercial species in drift nets, trawling operations and long line fishing; it is responsible for the death of large marine animals and one factor in the threatened extinction of some species. (Source: GEMET/WPR)

Broader
drift net fishing
Synonyms
  • bycatch

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