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Teams of academics and other partners are leading marine debris research that answers questions about marine debris types, impacts, and solutions in Florida and the Caribbean. Research papers, reports, and other technical publications are available below.

Marine Debris Content Portlet

Assessing Ecological and Economic Effects of Derelict Fishing Gear: A Guiding Framework
Florida Marine Debris Reduction Workshop: Plenary Presentations
Florida Shellfish Aquaculture Gear Management Technical Memo
Lobster Trap Debris in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary: Distribution, Abundance, Density, and Patterns of Accumulation
Marine Debris Removal Best Practices
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Working Group Updates from the 2019 FL Marine Debris Reduction Workshop
Biscayne Bay Marine Health Summit Conference Proceedings and Report
Florida Shellfish Aquaculture Gear Management 2018 Workshop Proceedings
Goal: Clean Seas, Florida Keys: Protocols for Underwater Marine Debris Removals within Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Marine Debris Removal Best Management Practices - Hurricane Irma
The Derelict Blue Crab Trap Removal Manual for Florida