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Summer Flounder Trawling Requirements

To protect sea turtles, summer flounder trawlers in waters off Virginia (south of Cape Charles) and North Carolina must use an approved Turtle Excluder Device (TED) installed in a TED extension (a cylinder of webbing in which the TED is installed),…
Effective
01/22/2020

Virginia Pound Net Regulated Area Map & GIS Data

Map depicting where pound net regulations are in place in Virginia state…
August 28, 2019 - Map ,

Summer Flounder Sea Turtle Protection Area Map & GIS Data

Map depicting where summer flounder trawlers in waters off Virginia (south…
August 28, 2019 - Map ,

Large Mesh Gillnet Restricted Area Map & GIS Data

Map of large mesh gillnet regulations enacted to protect both sea turtles.
August 27, 2019 - Map ,

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

Map depicting where Turtle Deflector Dredges must be used when fishing for…
August 27, 2019 - Map ,

Chain Mat-Modified Scallop Dredge Area Map & GIS Data

Map depicting where chain mats must be used when fishing for scallops in…
August 27, 2019 - Map ,
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BYCATCH REDUCTION DEVICE PICTURES

Graphic representations of bycatch reduction devices required for use in…

Frequently Asked Questions: Release Protocols for Endangered Species Act-Listed Sea Turtles and Smalltooth Sawfish

Protocol for Federally-Permitted Commercial and For-hire Vessels in the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish and South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper Fisheries. Updated 01/2020

NOAA Fisheries Announces New Modifications to Sea Turtle Release Gear for the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Fishery

FB19-027 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Bulletin; For more information, Contact:…
May 17, 2019 -

Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program 2016 Report to Congress

This report describes the FY15 and FY16 projects that leverage technology to reduce bycatch in the nation's fisheries.