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Restricting Fishing Time and Zones Will Save Many Mediterranean Loggerhead Turtles


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, loggerhead turtles, fishing, death, killing, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1639 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Spanish scientists have studied how loggerhead turtle are caught in fishing gear, such as longline hooks, mass beachings and the effects of climate change on these rare turtles. In order to reduce captures of loggerheads without causing economic losses



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Comments

Margaret S. (70)
Tuesday March 2, 2010, 2:20 pm
Thank goodness,about time too!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 2, 2010, 10:35 pm
Very interesting article, but the title is a bit too optimistic, don't you think?
 

stacey Oertel (2)
Tuesday March 2, 2010, 11:59 pm
These are beautiful creatures and something needs to be done to save them! They are part of an ecosystem and if they fall away from that system everything else needs to be rearranged! Save the turtles NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Claire N. (20)
Wednesday March 3, 2010, 7:54 am
Hopefully something good will come out of this study sometime soon for the poor turtles
 
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