Cyprus Bycatch Project phase I – Technical Report

This technical report summarises the results of the Cyprus Bycatch Project (phase I). The report shows the results of the incidental captures of vulnerable species including elasmobranchs, turtles, cetaceans, seabirds and benthic organisms (e.g. corals, sponges), that were bycaught on small-scale and pelagic longline fisheries between 2018 and 2019. The data were obtained from onboard observation, logbooks and at port questionnaires.