Poundnet Leaders Regulated in Chesapeak Bay To Protect Turtles -- June 13, 2002 2002/06/12 Poundnets Regulated To Protect Turtles in Chesapeake Bay




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Poundnets with

Large Mesh Leaders

Restricted in Virginia

Waters of Chesapeake Bay









Contact:
George Liles
(508) 495-2378


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NMFS Northeast Region

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Gloucester, Mass. -- A new rule effective June 12 restricts certain types of poundnet leaders in Virginia waters of Chesapeake Bay. A news release on the rule is available here.


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