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BYCATCH REDUCTION DEVICE PICTURES

Graphic representations of bycatch reduction devices required for use in shrimp trawls fished shoreward of the 100-fathom (183-meter) depth contour in the Gulf of Mexico, and within the EEZ of the South Atlantic region.

Frequent 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 05/2019

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: Kelli O'Donnell, 727-824-5305, Kelli.Odonnell@noaa.gov
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.

Amendment 49: Modify Sea Turtle Release Gear and the Reef Fish Framework Procedure

Amendment 49 would add three newly approved sea turtle release devices and update the regulations to simplify and clarify the specifications for other release gear requirements.  The new devices and updates would provide more
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Effective
07/23/2019

Alignment of Atlantic Sea Scallop Turtle Deflector Dredge and Chain Mat Regulated Areas

NOAA Fisheries approves and implements through regulations the measures included in Framework Adjustment 26 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan, which the New England Fishery Management Council adopted and submitted to NOAA Fisheries
Effective
07/23/2019

Amendment of Virginia Pound Net Regulations

NOAA Fisheries issues this final rule amending the Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan (BDTRP) and its implementing regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The rule requires the year-round use of modified pound net leaders for
Effective
07/23/2019

Ultraviolet Lights May Keep Sea Turtles from Becoming Bycatch

Researchers test a new strategy to prevent turtles from getting entangled in nets.
March 28, 2014 - Research ,
By collaborating with Mexican fishermen, Dr. Wang and team can test strategies to reduce unwanted sea turtle interactions.

Revised Limits on Sea Turtle Interactions in Hawaii Shallow-set Longline Fishery

In this final rule, NOAA Fisheries revises the annual number of incidental interactions allowed between the Hawaii-based shallow-set pelagic longline fishery, and leatherback and North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles. NOAA Fisheries also makes
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Effective
07/23/2019

Revisions to Turtle Excluder Device Requirements

This rule revises the turtle excluder device (TED) requirements to allow the use of new materials and to modify existing approved TED designs. Specifically, this rule allows using flat bar, rectangular pipe, and oval pipe as construction material in
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Effective
07/23/2019