|Mortality of small cetaceans and the crab bait fishery in the Magallanes area of Chile since 1980|
Lescrauwaet, A.-K.; Gibbons, J. (1994). Mortality of small cetaceans and the crab bait fishery in the Magallanes area of Chile since 1980. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn. Spec. Issue 15: 485-494
In: Report of the International Whaling Commission. International Whaling Commission: Cambridge. ISSN 0143-8700, more
Bait fisheries; Management; Marine mammals; Mortality; Cetacea [WoRMS]; Marine
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- Lescrauwaet, A.-K., more
- Gibbons, J.
Since 1974, species of small cetaceans, fur seals, sea lions, sea birds and to some extent sea otters, have been taken deliberately each year for bait in the Chilean artisanal fishery. In recent years, three new trends are contributing to alleviate mortality pressure on marine mammals in Magellanes: a change in fisheries legislation, an increased diversification of the artisanal fishery and an increasing public awareness of the values of marine wildlife.