A ghostly issue: managing abandoned, lost and discarded lobster fishing gear in the Bay of Fundy in Eastern Canada


  • Tony Walker
  • Alexa J. Goodman
    Sean Brilliant
    Megan Bailey
    Carolyn Callaghan

Alex J. Goodman, Sean Brilliant, Alex J. Goodman, Megan Bailey and Carolyn Callaghan. “A Ghostly Issue: Managing Abandoned, Lost and Discarded Lobster Fishing Gear in the Bay of Fundy in Eastern Canada.” Ocean & Coastal Management. 181. (2019). 104925.

This paper investigates the factors contributing to the build up of lost and abandoned fishing gear from the commercial fishing sector in the Bay of Fundy and provides policy and industry management suggestions to reduce ocean litter.

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