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Calcasieu River Bar Channel - New Orleans District

Project Information

Fiscal Year: 2005 Project Dates: 7/8/05 - 9/8/05
Contract Number: W912P8-05-D-0005
Project Description: Entire channel deepening project south of Cameron, Louisiana.
Maintenace / New Work: Maintenance Federal / Regulatory: Federal
Total Project Cubic Yards: 872475 Total Days of Dredging: 62 Total Hours of Dredging: 0
Type of Material: Mud and silt Disposal Method(s) for Material: N/A
Total Turtle Takes: 0  
Observer Company Used: Coastwise Consulting (?)

Predredge Trawling

Predredge Trawling Company: N/A  
Predredge Trawling? No
Are Predredge Reports Available? No
Loggerheads: 0 Greens: 0
Kemp's Ridley: 0 Other: 0

Relocation Trawling

Relocation Trawling? Yes
7/8/05-9/8/05, one Kemp's was a recapture. Trawling throughout project; one dead Kemp's and 1 severely injured Kemp's trawled that subsequently died; neither Kemp's mortalities were attributed to the hopper dredge or the relocation trawling activities (shrimp trawlers which did not require TEDs were working nearby the dredging reach throughout project). Deceased dolphin trawled in tow #815. No final report on file (only daily trawl sheets).
Relocation Company: Coastwise Consulting (F/V Simple Man, Capt. Wick)
Loggerheads: 1 Greens: 0
Kemp's Ridley: 14 Leatherbacks: 0
Hawksbill: 0
Total number turtles relocated: 15 Are Relocation Reports Available? No
Are Dredging Records Available? No Are original turtle take data still available? No
Description of mitigation measures/dates used: Deflector, relocation trawling (7/8/05-9/8/05)
Other Remarks: Water temperature range during project 31.7°-32.2° C.


Dredges for Project:

Turtle Takes during Project:

  • There were no turtle takes by a dredge

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Webdate: January 14, 2005
Updated: February 25, 2013
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