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Minimize Bycatch

The unintended catch of nontarget fish and other wildlife—which are often discarded dead or dying—is known as bycatch and is a persistent problem for fishery managers. Bycatch represents a massive waste of U.S. ocean resources.

Issue Brief

Waste Not, Want Not

The unintended catch of nontarget fish and other wildlife—which are often discarded dead or...

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Read stories about how actions such as improved commercial fishing techniques can help prevent catch of non-targeted animals, including turtles, dolphins, and many fish species.

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Kymberly Escobar

Director, Communications

202.887.8814