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CCRM Marine Debris Location & Removal Project - Bycatch

Animal Photos
Animals Found in Pots
'08/'09 Season
'09/'10 Season
'10/11
Season
'11/12
Season
'12/13
Season
'13/14
Season
female blue crab
Female Blue Crab
1875
4526
6600
1701
632
582
blue crab
Male Blue Crab
1414
3504
4368
1350
364
191
oyster toadfish
Oyster Toadfish
856
797
1003
660
144
207
knobbed whelk
Whelk
300
360
299
107
0
31
black seabass
Black Seabass
63
218
151
27
0
32
atlantic croaker
Atlantic Croaker
27
120
164
11
2
4
white perch
White Perch
65
51
38
34
20
3
catfish
Catfish
27
64
4
79
5
1
american eel
American eel
22
44
76
43
16
19
spot
Spot
15
31
38
12
0
0
summer flounder
Flounder sp.
9
29
12
6
0
4
terrapin
Turtle (terrapin)
19
19
3
7
0
15
tautog
Tautog
6
20
9
17
2
4
 
Black Drum
0
0
2
2
0
0
 
Bluefish
0
0
1
0
0
0
 
Bowfin
0
1
0
0
0
0
 
Butterfish
0
0
2
0
8
0
 
Cunner
0
1
0
0
0
0
 
Duck (general)
0
2
0
0
0
2
 
Hogchoker
0
2
0
0
0
0
 
Horseshoe Crab
3
0
1
0
0
1
 
Lobster
1
0
1
0
0
0
 
Menhaden
1
0
0
1
0
1
 
Merganser
1
0
0
0
0
0
 
Minnow
0
0
0
39
0
0
 
Mullet
0
4
0
0
0
0
 
Muskrat
1
0
0
3
0
0
 
Pinfish
0
0
0
2
0
5
 
Pigfish
0
8
0
11
0
0
 
Porgy
0
0
15
0
0
0
 
Puffer
0
4
17
3
0
0
 
Rappa Whelk
3
1
3
0
0
0
 
Red Drum
4
1
0
0
1
1
 
Sheepshead
7
0
15
9
14
27
 
Sole
0
0
2
1
0
0
 
Spadefish
0
0
10
1
0
0
 
Striped Burrfish
0
0
2
0
0
1
 
Stargazer
0
1
0
4
0
0
 
Striped Bass
6
1
3
3
2
0
 
Unknown Spp.
65
18
11
4
2
3
Total
 
4,790
9,827
12,850
4,137
1,212
1,134

Click here for more information on by-catch impacts related to terrapins.

Photos from Chesapeake Bay Program Field Guide, except knobbed whelk from The Assateague Naturalist

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