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Scientists Successfully Use Sedation to Help Disentangle North Atlantic Right Whale

Scientists from NOAA Fisheries Service and its state and nonprofit partners successfully used at-sea chemical sedation to help cut the remaining ropes from a young North Atlantic right whale on January 15 off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Fla. The sedative given to the whale allowed the disentanglement team to…


East Coast Trap/Pot Fishermen Get More Time to Convert to Sinking Groundline

NOAA’s Fisheries Service today announced that East Coast trap/pot fishermen will get six additional months to switch from floating to sinking groundline – the line that connects multiple traps/pots when the gear is set. The conversion will help reduce the risk of entangling large whales in groundline and will be…