Sinkey Boone | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sinkey Boone

Location of Interview
Collection Name

Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Partnering with the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi, Mississippi and various Sea Grant programs, this project collects and preserves early 1980s Turtle Excluder Device (TED) oral histories from the inventors of early TEDs, the NOAA Fisheries and Sea Grant personnel central to the development of TEDs, and local shrimpers about their experiences using the early TEDs.

principal investigator
Date of Interview
04-22-2010
Audio
Biographical Sketch

Interview with Sinkey Boone of Darien, Georgia, born in 1937.  Interview consists of Boone's recollections of building early TEDs, bycatch, and the design of TEDs from the late-1960s onwards. Other Topics: equipment, bycatch, fish species


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