Bycatch Publications

Belden, D., C. Orphanides, M. Rossman and D. Palka. 2006. Estimates of Cetacean and Seal Bycatch in the 2004 Northeast Sink Gillnet and Mid-Atlantic Coastal Gillnet Fisheries. U.S. Dep. Commer., NEFSC. Ref. Doc. 06-13; 24 p.

Belden, D. 2007. Estimates of cetacean and pinniped bycatch in the 2005 northeast sink gillnet and mid-Atlantic coastal gillnet fisheries. NEFSC Ref. Doc. 07-08; 16 p.

Bisack, K.D. and J.G. Sutinen. 2006. Harbor porpoise bycatch: ITQs or time/area closures in the New England gillnet fishery. Land Economics 82(1):85-102.

Bisack, K.D. 2003. Estimates of marine mammal bycatch in the Northeast (New England) multispecies sink gillnet fishery in 1996. NEFSC. Ref. Doc. 03-18; 21 p.

Hatch J.M. and C.D. Orphanides. 2014. Estimates of cetacean and pinniped bycatch in the 2012 New England sink and mid-Atlantic gillnet fisheries. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 14-02; 20 p.

Orphanides, C.D. 2012. New England harbor porpoise bycatch rates during 2010-2012. Northeast Fish. Sci. Cent. Ref. Doc. 12-19. 15 pp.

Orphanides, C.D. 2010. Update on harbor porpoise take reduction plan monitoring initiatives: Compliance and consequential bycatch rates from June 2008 through May 2009. NEFSC Ref. Doc. 10-22; 29 p.

Orphanides C.D. 2010. Estimates of cetacean and pinniped bycatch in the 2007 and 2008 Northeast Sink Gillnet and Mid-Atlantic Gillnet Fisheries. NEFSC Ref. Doc. 10-10; 45 p.

Orphanides, C.D. 2009. Protected species bycatch estimating approaches: estimating harbor porpoise bycatch in U.S. northwestern Atlantic gillnet fisheries. J Northwest Atl Fish Sci. 42:55-76.

Orphanides C.D., S. Wetmore, A. Johnson 2009. Update on harbor porpoise take reduction plan compliance and consequential bycatch rates from June 2007 through May 2008, pinger tester development, and enforcement from January 2008 through July of 2009. NEFSC Ref Doc. 09-14; 16 p.

Orphanides, C. D. and G.M. Magnussen. 2007. Characterization of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Bottom and Mid-water Trawl Fisheries Based on Vessel Trip Report (VTR) Data. NEFSC Ref Doc. 07-15; 142 p.

Palka, D., C. Orphanides, and M. Warden 2009. Summary of harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) bycatch and levels of compliance in the northeast and mid-Atlantic gillnet fisheries after the implementation of the Take Reduction Plan: 1 January 1999-31 May 2007. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-212; :89 p.  

Palka D., M. Rossman, A. Van Atten, C. Orphanides 2008. Effect of pingers on harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) bycatch in the US northeast gillnet fishery. J Cetacean Res Manage. 10(3):217-226.

Palka, D.L. and M.C. Rossman. 2001. Bycatch estimates of coastal bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in U.S. Mid-Atlantic Gillnet fisheries for 1996-2000. NEFSC Ref. Doc. 01-15; 77 p.

Rossman, M.C. 2010. Estimated Bycatch of Small Cetaceans in Northeast US Bottom Trawl Fishing Gear during 2000–2005 J Northwest Atl Fish Sci., 42: 77–101.

Rossman, M.C. 2000. Effectiveness of time/area closures and acoustic deterrents as harbor porpoise bycatch reduction strategies off the northeast coast of the United States. IWC [Int. Whal. Comm.] Sci. Counc. Work. Pap. SC/52/SM23:13.

Rossman, M.C. and R.L. Merrick. 1999. Harbor porpoise bycatch in the Northeast Multispecies Sink Gillnet Fishery and the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Gillnet Fishery in 1998 and during January-May 1999. NEFSC Ref. Doc. 99-17:36.

Warden, M. and C. Orphanides 2008. Preparation of the Northeast Fisheries Observer Program gillnet data for use in bycatch analyses of protected species. NEFSC Ref. Doc. 08–17; 44 p.
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