Turtle Exclusion Devices for the Skimmer Trawl Fishery
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
NFWF Recovered Oil Fund for Wildlife
Turtle Exclusion Devices (TEDs) are being produced and made available free of charge to Skimmer Trawl Fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico. This incentive for voluntary conversion to turtle safe gear will reduce sea turtle mortality.
Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida