NOAA Awards $2.3 Million for Bycatch Reduction Research
NOAA Fisheries awarded $2.3 million to support 16 bycatch reduction research projects through its Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program.
The impacts of bycatch are well known. It can hurt the environment, fishermen’s pockets along and cause negative social impacts. Fisheries managers and environmentalists both want to limit bycatch across the globe.
NOAA said that they have worked alongside fishermen to develop solutions to some of the top bycatch issues in the United States. They highlighted past projects like, the creation of a bycatch avoidance too for cod in the...
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