Not all fish respond well when caught in commercial or recreational fishing as bycatch.
A recent study done by PHD marine biologists in Miami found that not all sharks respond the same way after being released from a fishing hook.
The research shows us just how unique each fish can be and that we must employ different methods of handling different types of fish to ensure their survival and sustainability. Just because we let a fish go after they've been caught, doesn't mean that the fish will survive the trauma and stress.
Species like the tiger shark are rarely affected from the stress of being caught on a fishing hook compared to their more sensitive cousins, the hammerhead shark.
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