Loggerhead escaping through TED


Loggerhead escaping through TED

This loggerhead turtle is escaping from a fishing net through the trapdoor of a Turtle Excluder device. TEDs have been shown to significantly reduce turtle mortality in the shrimping industry and are now required by all U.S. fishermen.

Image Credit: FWC

FWC Facts:
Bass have been known to eat snook, and snook occasionally eat bass.

Learn More at AskFWC