IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR ALL SHRIMP SKIMMER TRAWL FISHERMEN

NMFS has issued the following Fishery Bulletin to remind all skimmer trawl fishermen of the critical importance of compliance with tow-time restrictions for this fishery. As in the past, failure to comply with these requirements will likely lead to the conclusion that sea turtle strandings are caused by the skimmer trawl fishery. In turn, this is likely to generate additional […]

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