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Report of the Technical Expert Workshop: Developing National Criteria for Assessing Post-Interaction Mortality of Sea Turtles in Trawl, Net, and Pot/Trap Fisheries

January 17, 2018

NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-53
Published Date: 2016

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) regulations at 50 CFR 216.3 clarify the definition of OSP as a population size that falls within a range from the population level of a given species or stock that is the largest supportable within the ecosystem (i.e., carrying capacity, or K) to its maximum net productivity level (MNPL).

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 01/18/2018

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