Fishery Animal Interactions

Understanding interactions between non-target species and fishing operations

Loggerhead sea turtle interactions with gillnet fisheries in North Carolina

Project PI(s):
Catherine McClellan
Partner(s): Duke University

Lobster gear configurations in the Gulf of Maine

Project PI(s):
Patrice McCarron and Heather Tetrealt
Partner(s): Maine Lobstermen's Community Alliance

Pilot whale interaction with longline fisheries off North Carolina

Project PI(s):
Danielle Waples
Partner(s): Duke University

A computer model to simulate right whale entanglements in fishing gear

Project PI(s):
Dr. Laurens Howle
Partner(s): Duke University, BelleQuant Engineering

Studying actual whale entanglement cases to identify promising bycatch reduction measures

Project PI(s):
Amy Knowlton, Tim Werner
Partner(s): Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution