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Published Oct. 4, 2005

Fishery with the highest bycatch _ shrimp trawling, accounting for 35 percent of the world's discards. Those with the second- and third-biggest bycatches _ bottom trawls and longlines.

NET TWIST: The U.N. has banned large-scale pelagic drift nets because of unacceptable bycatch, but those nets have one of the world's lowest bycatch rates.

_ Source: International Game Fish Association.