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Proposals that respond to section 3.1.1 (Remote Sensing as a Catalyst for Large-scale Conservation) should link natural seascapes to large-scale conservation using satellite imagery to enable conservation planning with end-user organizations. End users should have enhanced tools for decision making, management strategies and seascape management practices. The conservation challenge that this proposal addresses is managing the incidental take of Atlantic Sturgeon in Delaware waters. This challenge is a direct result of the 2012 ESA listing of Atlantic Sturgeon. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is working on a Section 10 Incidental Take Permit application to comply with the ESA listing. The permit may require the implementation of a costly fishery observer program for the State. We believe that NASA remote sensing observations will provide a feasible solution to this problem, thereby enhancing both recovery of Atlantic Sturgeon and commerce. Even though they migrate widely along the east coast, we are focusing on Delaware waters for this project because Atlantic Sturgeon from many river systems on the eastern seaboard seasonally congregate in Delaware waters, where they may come into contact with commercial fisheries and other human activities. Therefore, activities in Delaware waters have the potential to have profound impacts over a much wider spatial scale due to the migratory nature of Atlantic Sturgeon. We will deploy a product that shows the connectivity between Atlantic Sturgeon habitats that illuminate their movement corridors in Delaware waters, where incidental take could occur. The proposed product will 1) directly assist the commercial fishery in avoiding costly interactions with Atlantic Sturgeon, 2) help DNREC comply with its Section 10 permit of the ESA, and 3) reduce impacts on a federally endangered species, thus using NASA earth observations as a solution to this conservation problem. The proposed deliverable will be a derivative of an existing product that uses remote sensing to predict Atlantic Sturgeon occurrence. Over the course of this two-year project, we will deliver a satellite-derived product that shows the likelihood of encountering Atlantic Sturgeon in Delaware waters. Distribution of our tool will be through two means, 1- online through the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) using EcoCast and 2- through DNREC using their Blackboard Connect automated texting service. These products will also help DNREC comply with the provisions outlined in Section 6 of the ESA when issuing "Time of Year Restrictions" for activities that may incidentally take Atlantic Sturgeon. The use of dynamic spatial temporal management will allow DNREC and its stakeholders to make informed decisions to minimize costly interactions with Atlantic Sturgeon.