Derelict Gill Net in Florida Keys NMS; Florida Keys
Florida Keys | 2023-Jan-05
Initial Notification: On January 5th, 2023, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary contacted the NOAA Emergency Response Division to request modeling support for a large abandoned gill net found near a coral reef restoration site. Gill nets are not allowed in Florida waters. Sanctuary staff requested a modeling hind-cast to help determine where the net might have originated.
|Tags:||Coral, Marine Debris|
|Products of concern:||Marine Debris|
|Latitude (approximate):||24° 20.21′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||81° 30.85′ West|