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NOAA Seeks Public Review of Information on State Trawl Fisheries’ Interactions with Sea Turtles

NOAA Fisheries is inviting the public to review information characterizing Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico state trawl fisheries, to support the Strategy for Sea Turtle Conservation in Relation to Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Fisheries. The goal of this review is to ensure that state trawl fishery characterizations contain the most accurate and up-to-date scientific, commercial, and anecdotal information available and to inform potential future management actions to address incidental capture of sea turtles in trawl gears (bycatch).

State trawl gear reports include, where available, information on trawl deployment (e.g., how the gear is deployed, where in the water column it fishes, when it is fished seasonally); target species; number of licensed vessels/fishermen; landings or effort by geographical area; recent history, current status, and projected status of the fishery; state laws and regulations relevant to sea turtle bycatch reduction either directly or indirectly; bycatch monitoring programs (e.g., observer coverage); and sea turtle bycatch. NOAA is interested in corrections, clarifications, additions, or updates to the information provided in these reports, especially regarding the operation or presence of the trawl fisheries, and/or the interaction of sea turtles with this gear type.

Comments on the state trawl characterizations, or other information that NOAA should consider, may be sent to Tanya.Dobrzynski@noaa.gov no later than January 8, 2007. Please include in the subject line the following document identifier: 102606B.

For more information, visit the Sea Turtle Strategy website or refer to the Federal Register notice.

 

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