Ecological Archives A019-038-A1

Rebecca L. Lewison, Candan U. Soykan, and Janet Franklin. 2009. Mapping the bycatch seascape: multispecies and multi-scale spatial patterns of fisheries bycatch. Ecological Applications 19:920–930.

Appendix A. Description of the bycatch, target catch, and fishing effort.

Taxon

Species

Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Reptile

Unidentified turtle

0

13

Reptile

Unidentified hardshell turtle

10

0

Reptile

Green turtle

10

14

Reptile

Hawksbill turtle

0

3

Reptile

Kemp's Ridley turtle

0

2

Reptile

Leatherback turtle

44

367

Reptile

Loggerhead turtle

165

550

Reptile

Olive Ridley turtle

38

0

Bird

Unidentified seabird

4

50

Bird

Unidentified gull

0

22

Bird

Storm Petrel

0

1

Bird

Black-backed Gull

0

4

Bird

Black-footed Albatross

606

0

Bird

Greater Shearwater

0

19

Bird

Herring Gull

0

8

Bird

Laughing Gull

0

1

Bird

Laysan Albatross

426

0

Bird

Northern Gannet

0

7

Mammal

Unidentified marine mammal

0

3

Mammal

Unidentified whale

5

1

Mammal

Unidentified cetacean

2

0

Mammal

Unidentified dolphin

0

2

Mammal

Unidentified beaked whale

0

3

Mammal

Atlantic spotted dolphin

0

2

Mammal

Bottlenose dolphin

2

5

Mammal

Common dolphin

0

5

Mammal

False killer whale

2

0

Mammal

Killer whale

0

1

Mammal

Pantropical spotted dolphin

0

1

Mammal

Pilot whale

0

114

Mammal

Pygmy sperm whale

0

1

Mammal

Risso's dolphin

6

48

Mammal

Short-snouted spinner dolphin

0

1

Mammal

Sperm whale

1

0

 

Total bycatch individuals

1321

1248

 

Total bycatch species

14

27

 

Total target catch individuals

60077

85582

 

Total fishing sets

3609

4350

 

Sets involving target catch

3436

4268

 

Sets involving bycatch

647

778


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