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Theme Session C – Managing fisheries bycatch of threatened species

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Book of abstracts of theme session C:

Managing fisheries bycatch of threatened species​

Conveners: Eric Gilman (USA), Milani Chaloupka (Australia), Petri Suuronen (Finland)

  • CM 15: Criteria for evaluating alternative management strategies for fisheries bycatch of threatened species
  • CM 19: One study is not enough — Bayesian meta-synthesis of ocean-specific shark bycatch mortality rates
  • CM 61: Modernizing historic fishery effort distribution data to advise risk reduction for the North Atlantic right whale
  • CM 70: Post-release survival of mobulid rays in purse seine fisheries
  • CM 93: The potential of artificial intelligence to manage and reduce bycatch
  • CM 98: Finding our way through the forest: using machine learning to improve catch estimation
  • CM 104: Assessing selectivity and bycatch of endangered, threatened and protected species in the trolling and pole-and-line artisanal tuna fisheries
  • CM 139: Spatial overlap of threatened groundfish with commercial fisheries highlights conservation priority areas in Eastern Canad
  • CM 147: Cooperative development and adoption of bycatch release devices for vulnerable elasmobranch species with the Spanish tropical tuna purse seine fleet
  • CM 154: The effects of data class and assessment frequency on Management Procedure performance: the case of NE Porbeagle
  • CM 168: No reduction in bycatch rates of seabirds observed in bottom set gillnets equipped with LED lights
  • CM 170: How Shark Management Performance is Affected by Bycatch Indices: the effects of non-linear relationships between bycatch per unit effort and abundance on the CITES listed NE Porbeagle Sharks
  • CM 212: Potentialities of incentive-based approaches to reduce marine mammal bycatch
  • CM 216: Can pearls protect porpoises? Application of acoustic reflectors in gillnets to reduce bycatch of harbour porpoises and other odontocetes while keeping fish catches high
  • CM 229: Advanced, spatially based and real-time, software solutions for fisheries management
  • CM 234: Vulnerability of skates bycaught in the demersal longline fishery in the French exclusive economic zones of Kerguelen and Crozet (Southern Ocean)
  • CM 235: A probabilistic time geographic approach to quantifying bycatch risk of seabirds
  • CM 258: Catch and bycatch in the tangle net fishery for spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas) off the south west coast of Ireland
  • CM 260: Reducing seabird bycatch from gillnets in the Baltic Sea: a toolbox approach
  • CM 280: Bio-inspired acoustic beacons to limit fishery by-catch of common dolphins Delphinus delphis
  • CM 284: BEAM me up! Developing a Bycatch Evaluation and Assessment Matrix to support bycatch advice for sensitive species
  • CM 286: Multifaceted effects of hook and bait types on target/non-target species for pelagic longline fisheries and consideration for bycatch management
  • CM 290: Projecting the future distribution of target and bycatch species in the California Current System
  • CM 294: Mitigating harmful interactions between the Baltic grey seal and fisheries
  • CM 303: Additional weight to mitigate seabird bycatch in the Mediterranean: A pilot study in small-scale demersal longliners
  • CM 304: Simulations for Characterising Optimal moniToring Implementations to inform the BEAM monitoring advice framework
  • CM 314: Accidental bycatch of birds and seals in passive commercial fishing gear of Estonian coastal fishery
  • CM 318: Long-term study evaluating factors affecting bycatch of harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) and harbour seal (Phoca vitulina), including pinger effectiveness, in Swedish gillnet fisheries
  • CM 327: The impact of commercial fisheries on tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus) in the northeast Atlantic
  • CM 340: That’s all we Know: Inferring the status of threatened deep-water shark Dalatias licha based on an integrated assessment
  • CM 344: Statistical analysis of the cetacean bycatch monitoring programme on board the Spanish set gillnet and bottom pair trawl fleets in the Bay of Biscay
  • CM 351: Are fishers’ views of bycatch likely to influence their uptake of appropriate mitigation actions to avoid it?
  • CM 357: Spatio-temporal relative risk of bycatch for four protected cetacean species commonly found in the Irish EEZ
  • CM 358: Common dolphin bycatch in bottom trawling: the role of the catch composition
  • CM 360: Exploring potential dynamic time-area closures to reduce silky shark bycatch in the European tropical tuna purse seine fishery operating in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean
  • CM 361: Deterrent devices reduce bycatch of cetaceans in the Portuguese sardine purse seine fishery
  • CM 374: One to rule them all…: Using multispecies fish pots to reduce the bycatch of marine mammals and seabirds
  • CM 377: Exploitation and conservation status of Rajiformes species in the Western Mediterranean
  • CM 380: Mobile electronic monitoring for fisheries management and research: HafsAuga mobileEM
  • CM 413: Smartrawl: a vision for sustainable fishing and an end to trawl bycatch
  • CM 420: Monitoring bycatches of mammals and birds in small-scale Swedish gillnet fisheries
  • CM 426: Towards automated bycatch detection in Electronic Monitoring data: a case study on small-scale fisheries and porpoises bycatch in gillnets
  • CM 443: Building a comprehensive pipeline to estimate bycatch among fleets: a case study in the Bay of Biscay common dolphins (Delphinus delphis)
  • CM 489: Initiatives to investigate and improve bycatch data from cetacean strandings
  • CM 508: Bycatch of anadromous clupeid fish at sea in the North and Western Iberian Peninsula region: insights into stock mixing at sea and conservation implications
  • CM 517: Using species-specific gear modifications to reduce discards in trammel net fisheries
  • CM 536: Assessing bycatch of the European shag (Gulosus aristotelis) by fishing activities in the Basque coast (Bay of Biscay)
  • CM 542: Drivers of the distribution of two demersal batoids in the Balearic Islands (western Mediterranean) during the last two decades
  • CM 545: By-catch monitoring methods for small, coastal fisheries boats. Lesson from the Szczecin Lagoon (Baltic Sea)
  • CM 548: Blue shark by-catch in the south Adriatic Sea (central Mediterranean): catch rate, distribution and post release survival
  • CM 558: Effectiveness assessment of cetacean bycatch reduction strategies and fishing technical measures in Iberian waters and Bay of Biscay
  • CM 588: Quantifying and understanding cetacean bycatch
  • CM 589: Bycatch mitigation measures to reduce the impact of fisheries-related mortality of cetaceans in north Spanish gillnet and purse seine fisheries
  • CM 593: Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) bycatch in the North Atlantic
  • CM 603: Vulnerability assessment of marine resources caught in industrial bottom trawl shrimp fishery in the Amazon Continental Shelf
  • CM 618: Towards dynamic ocean management of prioritized species in tuna fisheries
  • CM 635: Exploring fishers’ perceptions of gear pollution and bycatch and their willingness to engage with mitigation measures
  • CM 640: Catchsnappers: making co-created bycatch registrations from smartphone apps sharable with global biodiversity databases
  • CM 647: Modelling bycatch related factors: loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta; Cheloniidae) caught by trawlers in South Adriatic Sea (Central Mediterranean) case study
  • CM 653: EASI-Fish – A Flexible Catch-Independent Assessment Tool for Quantifying the Vulnerability of Bycatch Species to the Cumulative Impacts of Fisheries in Data-Limited Settings
  • CM 654: Patterns in the landed catches and determinants of catch composition in the South African inshore trawl fishery
  • CM 658: The role of GFCM in minimizing and mitigating negative impacts of fisheries on marine biodiversity and ecosystems, especially in relation to vulnerable species



ICES Annual Science Conference 2023, Bilbao, Spain.


Theme Session C – Managing fisheries bycatch of threatened species.

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ICES. 2023. Theme Session C – Managing fisheries bycatch of threatened species. ICES Annual Science Conference 2023, Bilbao, Spain.