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Lee reports on the research findings of a new turtle excluder device for the state's summer flounder offshore fishery. There are many protected turtles in the area and trawlers want to avoid interaction with them.
With the success of the $3.5 million farm-raised striped bass industry, collaborative researchers at East Carolina University are turning their focus to southern flounder.
The summer flounder, southern flounder, and gulf flounder all occur in southeastern estuaries of the United States. This study documented the tidally influenced movement of flounders in the upper intertidal zone of DeVeaux Bank, South Carolina. Flounders form sand beds which can be used to characterize the utilization of the intertidal zone by flounders.