Normal view MARC view

BYCATCH EXCLUSION DEVICES (Topical Term)

Preferred form: BYCATCH EXCLUSION DEVICES
Used for/see from:
  • BEDs (Fisheries)
  • BYCATCH EXCLUDER DEVICES
See also:

Work cat.: Gibson, D. Functionality of a full-sized marine mammal exclusion device, c1998: pp. 5-6 (exclusion device that can be placed inside any commercial trawl; objective of the device is to eject the animal from the trawl before it enters the cod-end where it will inevitably drown; acts like a sieve allowing objects smaller than the distance between the tines, i.e. the fish, to pass through the grid while diverting larger objects, such as sharks, and seals and other marine mammals, towards the top of the net, where this an escape hatch)

Buck, E.H. Turtle excluder devices, 1990.

Glossary / FAO Fisheries, via WWW, Aug. 29, 2003 (By-catch excluder device: A device inserted in a fishing gear, usually trawl, close to the cod-end, to allow escapement, alive, of unwanted species (including medusae) or individuals (juveniles) or endangered species (e.g. seals, turtles, dolphins))

LC database, Aug. 29, 2003 (excluder devices; excluder device)

OCLC, Aug. 29, 2003 (by-catch excluder device (BED); finfish excluder devices; turtle excluder devices; turtle exclusion device)

Eapen, P.K. Elsevier's dict. of fisheries, 1999

Powered by Koha