ACAP review of seabird bycatch mitigation measures and summary advice for reducing the impact of fishing on seabirds. (To see older versions of these documents please consult the Seabird Bycatch Working Group reports).
This series of 14 Seabird Bycatch Mitigation Factsheets describe the range of potential mitigation measures available to reduce seabird bycatch in longline and trawl fisheries. The sheets assess the effectiveness of each measure, highlight their limitations and strengths, and make best practice recommendations for their effective adoption. They are designed to help decision-makers choose the most appropriate measures for their longline and trawl fisheries. The fact sheets are also available in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Japanese and Mandarin.