Seabird Bycatch and Mitigation Efforts in Alaska Fisheries: 2007 through 2015 Summary Report

January 15, 2016

NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/AKR-12

This report reviews seabird bycatch in commercial groundfish and halibut fisheries in the exclusive economic zone off Alaska from 2007 through 2015, provides recent trends in seabird bycatch estimates for these fisheries, and reviews seabird avoidance measures for these fisheries. This report also details efforts by NOAA Fisheries to understand, monitor, and minimize bycatch of the endangered short-tailed albatross in the EEZ off Alaska

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 06/11/2019

Seabird Bycatch Bycatch Alaska Groundfish Management