North Carolina’s sea turtle advisory committee set to meet

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) — The sea turtle advisory committee of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission has scheduled a meeting to discuss several issues.

The committee will meet Thursday at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources office in Washington, North Carolina.

The committee’s agenda includes reviewing information from the division’s at-sea observer program, including the number of large-mesh gill net fishing days in each management unit. Members also will give feedback on potential amendments to the state’s sea turtle and Atlantic sturgeon incidental take permits.

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