Poundnet Leaders Regulated in Chesapeak Bay To Protect Turtles -- June 13, 2002 2002/06/12 Poundnets Regulated To Protect Turtles in Chesapeake Bay

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Poundnets with

Large Mesh Leaders

Restricted in Virginia

Waters of Chesapeake Bay

George Liles
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NMFS Northeast Region

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Gloucester, Mass. -- A new rule effective June 12 restricts certain types of poundnet leaders in Virginia waters of Chesapeake Bay. A news release on the rule is available here.

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