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It’s Time to Stop Drift Gillnet Fishing off the California Coast

The “curtains of death” sweep up whales, dolphins and sea turtles along with the swordfish and sharks they are fishing for

Earlier this week, federal fishery managers imposed emergency measures on the California drift gillnet fleet to protect endangered sperm whales. The action came two years after a pair of endangered sperm whales were killed in a single gillnet in 2010 in deep…
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by: Teri Shore – September 6, 2013

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