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19307
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Controversy has come to North Carolina in the form of Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) which prevent endangered turtles from drowning in shrimp nets. These devices are pitting fishermen against environmentalists, and federal and state agencies, along with congressmen, fisheries organizations, and the public are weighing in on their use in North Carolina waters.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 14 Issue 8, Sept 1987, p6-7, 9, f Periodical Website
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19268
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The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center has recently filed suit against the State of North Carolina to stop the authorization of gill net fishing which is a violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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29894
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Loggerhead turtle eggs are being transplanted to Cape Hatteras in attempts to get more nesting to take place. Fishing nets, tire tracks, and predators have been an issue for turtle hatchlings. But with the transplants and educating fishermen on what to do when turtles are caught in their nets, refuge managers are hoping the loggerhead populations will grow.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Fall 1979, p12-14, por