Reducing Entanglement Risk

The OPC has provided funds to Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) to issue a request for proposals to advance the science that will help managers reduce entanglements of whales and sea turtles in fishing gear while minimizing impacts on the fishing fleet.

PSMFC and OPC expect to award funds to between 4 and 6 projects.
Proposals are due March 19th at 5pm (PST) for projects that will be in effect through December 2023.

Funding Agency

Ocean Protection Council (OPC)




Funding Cycle

Application Deadline

March 19, 2021