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Effect of a quality-improving codend on size selectivity and catch patterns of cod in bottom trawl fishery
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-26)
A new codend concept developed and tested exhibited significantly improved quality of caught cod (<i>Gadus morhua</i>) compared to that of the conventional codend used in the Barents Sea bottom trawl fishery. However, the design of the new quality-improving codend raised concerns about its size selectivity and the possibility that higher retention probability could negatively impact the catch pattern ...