Incidental Take Permit to North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (for sea turtles)

Overview

Description
Notice of issuance of permit
Authority
Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Notice
Effective
09/17/2013

Summary

North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has been issued a permit for the incidental take of endangered Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles and threatened green (Chelonia mydas) and loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) associated with the otherwise lawful commercial gillnet fishery in North Carolina inshore state waters. The permit will be active for 10 years.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 12/16/2019