Wheelhouse Card with Sea Turtle Handling and Resuscitation Requirements

August 27, 2019

Wheelhouse card outlining procedures for handling incidentally captured sea turtles.

Any sea turtle taken incidentally during the course of fishing or scientific research activities must be handled with due care to prevent injury, observed for activity, resuscitated if comatose or inactive, and returned to the water according to the procedures outlined in the wheelhouse card. 

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 08/27/2019

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