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Background Information on Low Profile Groundline Workshops

  1. Evaluation of the Performance, Characteristics, and Economic Feasibility of Non-Buoyant Rope for Grounlines in the Atlantic Offshore Lobster Fishery.  Phase 1: Development of Line Tester and Protocols, and Preliminary Testing of Lines. Ed Lyman, Erin Burke, Dan McKiernan, Richard Allen, Bonnie Spinazzola, and John Kenney (large file with graphics, may take longer to load).
  2. Preliminary Research Report on Reducing Groundline Profile. NMFS NERO Gear Research Team.
  3. 2004 Modified Groundline Project. Maine Department of Marine Resources (large file 3.79 MB, may take longer to load).
  4. Proceedings from a Workshop on Right Whale Foraging in the Nearshore Waters of the Northern Gulf of Maine. Maine Department of Marine Resources. Edited by Laura Taylor Singer and Laura Ludwig.
  5. Improving Right Whale Management and Conservation through Ecological Research. Report of the Working Group Meeting. Edited by Phil Clapham.
  6. ALWTRP DEIS and Proposed Rule Outreach Document. NMFS (large file 4.29 MB, may take longer to load).

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Last Updated: January 18, 2007

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