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Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops

Handouts

The following materials are distributed and reviewed at the workshop.

Sawfish and Sturgeon

   
 
Sawfish Handling & Release Guidelines: English | Vietnamese

Sturgeon Safe Handling & Release Guidelines

Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle Handling and Release Placard for Atlantic Shark Gillnet Gear Sea Turtle Handling and Release Placard for Hook and Line Fisheries:
English | Spanish | Vietnamese
 
Sea Turtle Handling and Resuscitation Requirements / Sea Turtles of the U.S. Atlantic Coast Longline Required Safe Handling and Release Equipment List
   
Table 1: NOAA Fisheries Approved Models for Equipment Needed for the Careful Release of Sea Turtles Caught in Hook and Line Fisheries NOAA Technical Memorandum 580: Careful Release Protocols for Sea Turtle Release with Minimal Injury    

 Marine Mammals

Marine Mammal Handling and Release Guidelines and Species Fact Sheet
English | Vietnamese
 
Pelagic Longline Take Reduction Plan Compliance Guide For More Information: Pelagic Longline and Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan
 
 Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan
 
Guide to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan: Southeast Gillnet Fisheries
 
Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan: Exempted Areas, Weak Links, Anchoring, and Gear Marking
 
Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan and Harbor Porpoise Take Reduction Plan Gillnet Summaries
 
Compliance Guide for the Right Whale Ship Strike Reduction Rule
 
Report a Right Whale Caution Boaters: Avoid Right Whales
 
 Right Whale Fact Sheet