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Searching for Derelict Crab Traps

One of the program areas Sea Grant intends to focus on in Escambia County during 2014 is the reduction of marine debris.  Most citizens in our county are aware of the problem and the harm monofilament fishing line can cause.  Another issue are derelict (or ghost) crab traps.  These are traps, for whatever reason, have …

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