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Disturb birds at roosts
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Disturb birds at roosts
Disturb birds using foot patrols
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Disturb birds using foot patrols
Increase water turbidity to reduce fish predation by birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Increase water turbidity to reduce fish predation by birds
Provide refuges for fish within ponds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Provide refuges for fish within ponds
Scare birds from fish farms
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 16 studies
Scare birds from fish farms
Spray water to deter birds from ponds
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Spray water to deter birds from ponds
Translocate birds away from fish farms
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Translocate birds away from fish farms
Use ‘mussel socks’ to prevent birds from attacking shellfish
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Use ‘mussel socks’ to prevent birds from attacking shellfish
Use electric fencing to exclude fish-eating birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Use electric fencing to exclude fish-eating birds
Use in-water devices to reduce fish loss from ponds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Use in-water devices to reduce fish loss from ponds
Use netting to exclude fish-eating birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Use netting to exclude fish-eating birds

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