Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2010

Decline in Shrimping May be Helping Turtles

Nominal shrimp trawling effort has

> dropped dramatically in the Gulf.

> The point is that the threat of incidental capture of sea turtles in shrimp

> trawls probably has declined with the decline in shrimping effort and fleet size

> in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, as a consequence of factors outside the