Bycatch definition

Any fish (or other creatures) that are not targeted as a catch but are unintentionally caught, and often discarded back into the sea.
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Any person, animal, or thing, captured unintentionally on camera or film .
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To catch unintentionally while fishing for something else.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bycatch
Plural:
bycatches

Origin of bycatch

  • BYCATCH From by- +‎ catch CATCH .

    From Wiktionary

  • BYCATCH From by- +‎ catch CATCH .

    From Wiktionary