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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish0818

Turtle excluder device (TED) manufactured by Saunders Marine Machine Shop. The oval metal ring and bars deflect the turtles. The cut in the netting is where the trap door will be placed. The bars force a turtle to the trap door which will open allowing the turtle to go free.

Image ID: fish0818, 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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