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Monstad, Y.A., R.J. Baker, and R. Johannes. 2006. 2005 commercial turtle harvest. Nongame Wildlife Program and Commercial Fisheries Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 4 pp.
In 2005, 40 Minnesotans were awarded commercial turtle harvest licenses. Of these, 29 (73%) reported harvesting turtles in 2005. 17,189 turtles (painted, snapping, and spiny softshell) were reported harvested, and 6,195 turtles were reported caught and released.