Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Marine Resources Commission
Marine Resources Commission
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8/19/23  7:02 am
Commenter: Katie Spruill

I support the petition to develop purse seine net regulations

Please please please reconsider updating the regulations for purse swine netting in regards to Omega and similar companies. Vast numbers of gamefish like Cobia, Red drum, Stripper, etc. are very real casualties from the bycatch of these nets. Protected wildlife, like the Ospreys, are also declining rapidly because of these. 

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