Atlantic Sea Scallop Turtle Deflector Dredge Regulated Areas Map & GIS Data

Map depicting where Turtle Deflector Dredges must be used when fishing for scallops in waters west of 71° W. long., from the shoreline to the outer boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone, from May 1 through November 30.

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To protect sea turtles Turtle Deflector Dredges (TDDs) must be used when fishing for scallops in waters west of 71° W. long., from the shoreline to the outer boundary of the Exclusive Economic Zone, from May 1 through November 30.

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 09/05/2019

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