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- Lucchetti, Alessandro, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Fisheries research 2018 v.199 pp. 1-7
- Caretta caretta; bycatch; coasts; cost effectiveness; fishermen; gears; humans; lamps; mortality; sea turtles; synergism; trawl nets
- ... Sea turtles suffer from the cumulative and synergistic effects of natural phenomena and human activities. Among the latter, incidental interaction with commercial fisheries is considered as the main threat to their conservation. Fixed nets are common gears traditionally used in Mediterranean small scale fisheries (SSF). The loggerhead turtle bycatch of fixed nets is estimated to be high and simila ...