Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Blue Crab Trap

Blue crabs like to be in the open, so the wire trap works well to catch them. Bait placed in the central bait cup attracts crabs and other animals.


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Like a message in a bottle, “Please Release” on an external tag tells anglers that researchers are tracking a fish implanted with an acoustic tag.

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