‘Bird baffler’ approved in Australia

The bird baffler has reduced interactions with seabirds by more than 90%. Credit: AFMA

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has approved a successful new seabird mitigation device known as a ‘bird baffler’ for use in Australia’s southern trawl fisheries.

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