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red dispositivo excluidor de tortuga

English translation: turtle-exclusion device

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Spanish term or phrase:red dispositivo excluidor de tortuga
English translation:turtle-exclusion device
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17:57 May 3, 2001
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Spanish term or phrase: red dispositivo excluidor de tortuga
That's all it has. I understand that it's a fishing net that has some kind of device that won't allow turtles to get caught in it, but does anyone know a nice and shorter way to say this?
lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 23:36
turtle-excluding device
Explanation:
It's official name is turtle-excluding device, usually abbreviated to TED. The translation could be "net equipped with turtle-excluding device."

Good luck!!
AA

See the URL below.
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Alvin Adams, Jr
Local time: 22:36
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exclusion, excluding, excluder...the possibilities are endless. I am going with aadams answer because you let me know that it`s the "official" name and because you answered first!
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Summary of answers provided
naturtle excluder devicesJennifer Struna
naturtle-safe netJennifer Struna
nanet with turtle exclusion device (TED)xxxJon Zuber
naturtle-excluding deviceAlvin Adams, Jr
na(fishing) net with anti-turtle device.xxxtrans4u


  

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21 mins
(fishing) net with anti-turtle device.


Explanation:
See if this is what you need.

Bye

xxxtrans4u
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36 mins
turtle-excluding device


Explanation:
It's official name is turtle-excluding device, usually abbreviated to TED. The translation could be "net equipped with turtle-excluding device."

Good luck!!
AA

See the URL below.


    Reference: http://www.wcl.american.edu/pub/iel/sup5.html
Alvin Adams, Jr
Local time: 22:36
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 222
Grading comment
exclusion, excluding, excluder...the possibilities are endless. I am going with aadams answer because you let me know that it`s the "official" name and because you answered first!

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Fuad Yahya
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11 hrs
net with turtle exclusion device (TED)


Explanation:
It's a niggling point, but "exclusion" is more common than "-excluding". (61 Google hits vs. 18)

xxxJon Zuber
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14 hrs
turtle-safe net


Explanation:
If you want a more informal way of saying it. This terminology is used in everyday speech about dolphins (dolphin-safe tuna fishing)and I found some websites that use the term as well as the more formal TED. It depends on your audience, but you might want to use either or both terms depending on how much they can be expected to know about turtle-safe fishing devices.

FYI, the term can also be applied to the product (turtle-safe shrimp would be shrimp that was caught without injuring any turtles).


    165.248.121.95/PCHS/MarineScience/Jamie.html
    Reference: http://www.seaturtle.org/mtn/archives/mtn82/mtn82p15b.shtml
Jennifer Struna
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14 hrs
turtle excluder devices


Explanation:
Me again.
In my website search, I also noticed that the correct term seems to be "turtle excluder devices" rather than exlcusion or excluding...

"Shrimp fishers who use only nets equipped with a simple device called a Turtle Excluder Device, and sign contracts with Earth Island agreeing to participate in the monitoring program, are certified as Turtle-Safe..."

"turtle excluder devices or TEDs are "trap doors" within shrimp nets that allow sea turtles to freely escape if mistakenly caught..."

If you punch "turtle" and "safe" or "excluder" or "TED" into a search engine, hundreds of sites will pop up. Who knew?...


    Reference: http://www.nfm-online.com/nfm_backs/Oct_97/turtlesafe.html
    Reference: http://www.contessa.com/turtle.htm
Jennifer Struna
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