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Recommended Construction and Installation Instructions for the Modified Jones-Davis Bycatch Reduction Device

July 26, 2019

Instructions for the construction of the Modified Jones Davis Bycatch Reduction Device (BRD).

This 6-page document (PDF) provides instructions with figures for the construction and installation of the Modified Jones Davis BRD. Including a description of the Modified Jones Davis BRD, minimum construction and installation requirements, and installation of the Modified Jones Davis BRD. The minimum construction and installation requirements include construction of the webbing extension, construction of the funnel, cutting the escape openings, construction of the cone fish deflector, and installation of the cone in the extension.

This document was prepared for general informational purposes in March 2008 and has no legal force or effect. Please refer to the federal BRD regulations, 50 CFR part 622 and 622 Appendix D and the Federal Register for specific and controlling BRD requirements.

For more information contact: or

NOAA Fisheries

Harvesting Systems and Engineering Branch

P.O. Drawer 1207 Pascagoula, MS 39568

(228) 762-4591

Last updated by Southeast Fisheries Science Center on 08/06/2020