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Bycatch

ВYСАТСН by-catch noun \-kach, -kech\ - The portion of a commercial fishing catch that consists of marine animals caught unintentionally. 300,000 27 89% Just over 27 cetaceans are killed every year million million tonnes of hammerhead of marine life sharks have are discarded annually as a result of fishing disappeared from the Northeast Atlantic ocean Cetaceans are marine mammals in the last 18 years including; whales, dolphins and porpoises tonnes 300 9 OUT OF 10 Top 4 fisheries highest discard ratios by weight 26 species of seabird, including thousand 23 species of albatross are seabirds Marine life, cetaceans and seabirds caught at sea are discarded, this means only 10% caught are eaten threatened by are killed extinction due to longlining each year Kg Discard per Kg Landed 12.01 14.71 90% 10.96 10% Trinidadian Shrimp Trawl 11.10 ------ Indonesian Shrimp Trawl Discard Rate | Percent kept Australian Sri Lanken Northern Prawn Shrimp Trawl Trawl 1 IN5 Less 57% than Of the world's fish supply is already exploited People on this planet depend on fish as a primary source of protein within their diet 2% Of our planets ocean is protected from factors that kill marine life and destroy environments 3,671,346 9,131,752 924,783 1,471,274 1,600,897 2,601,640 2,776,726 4,833,681 1 = 1 Metric Tonne 100,000 Metric Tonnes ANNUAL discard rate Y by world region Northwest Pacific West Central Atlantic - - - - - - - - - - Northeast Atlantic West Indian Ocean West Central Pacific Northeast Pacific Southeast Pacific Rest of the world National Oceanography Centre - Natural Environment Research Council Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN RSPB FIAT The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds PANIS

Bycatch

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Bycatch is aimed to outline bycatch and discard issues within global fisheries. The infographic addresses; Seabirds, Cetaceans, Turtles and other marine life that is affected by Trawling or other indu...

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