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Treated as Trash: An Assessment of Shark Bycatch and Discards in EU Fisheries

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August 1, 2007

Sharks are accidentally caught as bycatch in many and very different gillnet, purse seine, longline and trawl fisheries, and from small artisanal boats to giant industrial vessels. This report focuses on a few examples to show the dimension of the problem.

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