Folder Other bycatch mitigation resources

Non-ACAP resources

Folder Bycatch Management Information System

The Bycatch Management Information System (BMIS) focuses on bycatch mitigation and management in oceanic tuna and billfish fisheries. It is an open resource useful for fishery managers, fishers, scientists, observers, educators and anyone with an interest in fisheries management. Go to

video Seabird mitigation for longline fishers video

BirdLife International’s Marine Programme along with financial support from the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation has produced an instructional video for the skippers and crew of longline vessels, highlighting the issue of seabird bycatch and describing the simple and effective measures that can be taken to minimise fishing impacts on seabird populations.  Watch Saving Albatrosses – How to Reduce Seabird Bycatch

video Hooks without birds

Determining the best strategy to reduce seabird bycatch in artisanal demersal longline fisheries in the Mediterranean is the aim of the team led by Professor Jacob González-Solís, Department of Animal Biology and the Biodiversity Research Institute (IRBio), University of Barcelona.  Watch Hooks without birds.

The Agreement on the
Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

ACAP is a multilateral agreement which seeks to conserve listed albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters by coordinating international activity to mitigate known threats to their populations.

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