Limit size of trawl net openings
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Limiting the size of trawl net openings may reduce the risk of marine and freshwater mammals entering the net and becoming trapped or entangled. However, any mammals that do enter the net may be less likely to find their way out through a smaller opening.
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This Action forms part of the Action Synopsis:Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation
Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation - Published 2021
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