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Noun: bycatch  'bI,kach
  1. Unwanted marine creatures that are caught in the nets while fishing for another species
    "thousands of dolphins and porpoises and whales are killed as part of the bycatch each year";
    - by-catch

Derived forms: by-catches, bycatches

Type of: marine animal, marine creature, sea animal, sea creature

Encyclopedia: Bycatch