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Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 08-09

Bycatch of Harbor Porpoises in Three U.S. Gillnet Management Areas: Southern Mid-Atlantic, Offshore, and Western Gulf of Maine

Christopher D. Orphanides1 and Debra L. Palka2
1 NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Serv., 28 Tarzwell Dr., Narragansett RI 02882
2 NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Serv., 166 Water St., Woods Hole MA 02543-1026

Web version posted July 22, 2008

Citation: Orphanides CD, Palka DL. 2008. Bycatch of harbor porpoises in three U.S. gillnet management areas: Southern Mid-Atlantic, Offshore, and Western Gulf of Maine. US Dept Commer, Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc. 08-09; 8 p.

Information Quality Act Compliance: In accordance with section 515 of Public Law 106-554, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center completed both technical and policy reviews for this report. These predissemination reviews are on file at the NEFSC Editorial Office.

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