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Off the hook: electrical device keeps sharks away from fishing lines

A blue shark with a pair of pilot fish swimming just under the surface of the water

The number of blue sharks (Prionace glauca) in fishery by-catches was cut by 91% thanks to a device that uses electrical signals to deter the creatures. Credit: Nick Hawkins/Nature Picture Library

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Nature 612, 10 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-03776-4

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  1. Doherty, P. D. et al. Curr. Biol. 32, R1260–R1261 (2022).

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