Set gillnets perpendicular to the shore
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Gillnets hang in the water at various depths and may entangle reptiles. Setting gillnets perpendicular to the shoreline may reduce the chance of entanglement with reptiles (especially sea turtles) that are approaching the beach to nest or returning to the ocean following nesting or hatching.