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    An update to fish by-catch in the krill fishery, and results from responses provided to the Secretariat consultation on krill by-catch data collection practices

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    CCAMLR Secretariat
    Submitted By:
    Mr Isaac Forster (CCAMLR Secretariat)
    Approved By:
    Dr David Agnew (CCAMLR Secretariat)

    Frequency of fish bycatch in vessel and observer data are examined and discussed in this paper, with results from a survey undertaken by the Secretariat on krill bycatch data collection practices by Members presented. Recommendations on standardizing bycatch collection instructions and investigating bycatch data reported by some vessels are detailed.