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CLOSED: Midwater Trawl Vessel Needed for Testing a Bycatch Reduction Device RFP
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Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) intends to charter one midwater trawl vessel engaged in the Pacific whiting, Merluccius productus, fishery to participate in a project testing a Bycatch Reduction Device (BRD) designed to reduce Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, and rockfish, Sebastes spp., bycatch. This project will be a collaborative study between the PSMFC, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service-Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), and the west coast Pacific whiting fishing industry.
Original posting date: 5.23.11Download RFP May. 23, 2011