Chapter 3. Effects of Litter from Fishing Gear

  1. Geoff Moore and
  2. Simon Jennings

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694961.ch3

Commercial Fishing: The Wider Ecological Impacts

Commercial Fishing: The Wider Ecological Impacts

How to Cite

Moore, G. and Jennings, S. (eds) (2000) Effects of Litter from Fishing Gear, in Commercial Fishing: The Wider Ecological Impacts, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694961.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056088

Online ISBN: 9780470694961

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Keywords:

  • ghost fishing;
  • bon-biodegradability;
  • drift nets;
  • marine mammals;
  • ingestion of fragments

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • ‘Ghost’ Fishing

  • Ingestion of Fragments of Fishing Gear by Marine Mammals, Turtles and Seabirds