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Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program

NOAA Fisheries is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program! We support the development of technological solutions and changes in fishing practices designed to minimize bycatch. Our mission is to find creative approaches and strategies for reducing bycatch, seabird interactions, and post-release mortality in federally managed fisheries.

10 Years of Funding Bycatch Solutions

Funding for Innovative Bycatch Solutions

High-priority areas for 2017 projects include:

For more information, contact Erin Wilkinson, National Bycatch Coordinator.


Reports to Congress

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