2010 Trawl Workshop

MITIGATING SEA TURTLE BYCATCH IN THE
MID-ATLANTIC AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TRAWL FISHERIES

Agenda:

List of Presentations:

Introduction and welcoming remarks, Joe DeAlteris, DAI, and
Henry Milliken, NMFS; introductions of participants, Review of
results of 2007 meeting

Update of the status of management efforts regarding sea turtles
and trawl fisheries affecting the northeast region. NMFS/NERO/Ellen Keane

Update of sea turtle – trawl interaction rates, and estimated
mortality attributed to trawl fisheries. NEFSC/Heather Haas

Summary of results of 2007 TED research in summer flounder
trawl fishery, comparing a certified NMFS TED to a control trawl.
DeAlteris, URI

Summary of results of 2006 TED research in scallop trawl fishery
comparing a whelk TED to a control trawl, and 2009 TED research
in scallop trawl fishery comparing a larger flounder TED to a
control trawl. DeAlteris, URI

Summary of results of TED research in 2009 comparing larger
NMFS certified TED to a control trawl in the summer flounder
trawl fishery. Eayrs, GMRI

Development and summary of results of 2009 evaluation of the
Northeast Modified TED in the summer flounder trawl fishery,
comparing this TED to the smaller NMFS certified TED tested in
2007. DeAlteris, URI

Summary of results of TED research comparing the Northeast
modified TED to the larger NMFS certified TED in 2009. Sara
Maribilo, UNC Sea Grant

TED development and summary of research and usability testing
in the Mid-Atlantic Fly Net fishery. John Mitchell, SEFSC

Summary of results of 2009 TED research in southern New
England whiting and squid trawl fisheries. DeAlteris, URI

Participant list:

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Workshop report:

DeAlteris J. 2010. Summary of 2010 Workshop on Mitigating Sea Turtle Bycatch in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern New England Trawl Fisheries. [Final report; 16 p.] NOAA Contract No. EA133F10SE2585.