Species Composition of Bycatch Fishes Collected by a Gape Net with Wings in the Coastal Waters of Dolsan-do, Yeosu, Korea

여수 돌산도 연안 낭장망에 부수어획된 어류 종조성

Jeong, Jae Mook;Yoo, Joon-Taek;Kim, Heeyong;Lee, Sun-Kil;Go, Woo-Jin;Kim, Yeonghye

  • Received : 2015.09.14
  • Accepted : 2015.10.20
  • Published : 2015.10.31


The species composition of bycatch species in the coastal waters of Yeosu were determined by monthly sample collection using a gape net with wings in 2014. Of a total of 32 fishes collected, the dominant species were Ammodytes personatus, Conger myriaster leptocephali, Sebastes inermis, Trichiurus lepturus, Thryssa kammalensis, Leiognathus nuchalis, Syngnathus schlegeli, Thryssa adelae and Hexagrammos otakii. These 9species accounted for 95.2% of the total number of individuals collected. Most of the fish caught were juveniles and small fishes. Based on the results of multidemensional scaling (MDS) analysis, the bycatch fishes were divided into five group.


Yeosu;Gape net with wings;Bycatch species;Species composition

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