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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish0817

A combination turtle excluder device/bycatch reduction device manufactured by Saunders Marine Machine Shop. Fish escape by swimming forward and out of the large holes in the net. Shrimp are swept into the bag at the end of the net and cannot swim out.

Image ID: fish0817, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Mississippi, Biloxi
Photo Date: 1996 March
Photographer: William B. Folsom, NMFS

Category: Fisheries/Commercial Fishing/Technique Shrimp Trawling/

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