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Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Guides for Gillnet Fishermen

Compliance guides for Atlantic coast gillnet fishermen to reduce the risk of entanglements to large whales.

The compliance guides below are for gillnet fishermen in the Northeast sink gillnet, Northeast anchored float gillnet, Northeast drift gillnet, Mid-Atlantic gillnet, Southeastern U.S. Atlantic shark gillnet, and Southeast Atlantic gillnet fisheries.

Compliance Guides

Northeast (PDF, 27 pages) 

Mid-Atlantic (PDF, 20 pages) 

Southeast (PDF, 20 pages)

Gear Guide Supplements (PDF, 25 pages) 


Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on December 13, 2021

Take Reduction