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Acropora palmata thicket on Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Andy Bruckner, 1996Coho salmon painting, Canadian Dept of Fisheries and OceansMonk seal, C.E. BowlbyHumpback whale, Dr. Lou Herman
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Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan

Overview
The goal of the Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan (Plan) is to reduce serious injuries and deaths of Atlantic coastal bottlenose dolphins incidental to commercial fishing.

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Bottlenose Dolphins
(Tursiops truncatus)
Photo: Yuki Ogino


The Plan

The Team

More Information

Contact
Stacey Horstman
NOAA Fisheries Southeast Region
263 13th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-824-5312
stacey.horstman@noaa.gov

Updated: April 17, 2014

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