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Research subject/title:
A study on the prevention of incidental mortalities of dolphins and damages of catch and fishing gear in gillnet fisheries

Project coordinator / institution in charge:


ACCOBAMS Priority number (VIEW):


Project description:
Dolphin attacks to gillnets cause both incidental mortalities of dolphins and damage in fishing gears and reduction in catch. It is cause secondarily enmity to dolphins by fishers. We will research causes of dolphin attacs to gillnet about weather conditions and catch composition of entire nets. Also will be research relation between fish quantity in fishing area and attacks numbers.

Species:


  • Tursiops truncatus
  • Phocoena phocoena
  • Delphinus delphis

Study area:


Mid Southern Black Sea

Geographic Area:


  • Black Sea

ACCOBAMS subregion:


  • Black Sea
Year beginning: 2005Year end: 2009

Ongoing project:


No

Main research platform/facility:


Principal investigator:


Yakup ERDEM

Investigator email:


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Project team:


Prof. Dr. Levent BAT
MSc Süleyman OZDEMIR
Ercan ERDEM
Hakan AKSU