Selection properties of the baited hooks used in the Cuban longline fishery of Campeche Bank, Gulf of Mexico uri icon

abstract

  • A description of the Cuban set longline fishery on Campeche Bank, Gulf of Mexico is given, with emphasis on the effects of different species of pelagic fishes used as bait. The target species is the red grouper Epinephelus morio, with incidental species consisting of other epinephelids (13%), lutjanids (5.4%) and sparids (1.6%)

publication date

  • 2009