A Note on Bycatch Associated with Deepwater Trapping of Chaceon in the Northcentral Gulf of Mexico
Bycatch associated with deepwater trapping of Chaceon is reported for outer shelf and slope waters of the northcentral Gulf of Mexico. Bycatch was dominated by the isopod, Bathynomus giganteus. Other crustacean megafauna consisted of the majid crab, Rochinia crassa, and the portunid crabs, Benthochascon schmitti and Bathynectes longispina. Finfish bycatch included hagfish, Eptatretus springeri, deepwater shark, Centrophorus uyato and hake, Urophycis cirrata.
Perry, H., R. Waller, C. Trigg, J. McBee, R. Erdman and N. Blake.
A Note on Bycatch Associated with Deepwater Trapping of Chaceon in the Northcentral Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf Research Reports
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