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October 17, 2017

Reducing Canadian bycatch

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Caretta-caretta loggerhead sea turtle coming up for air. Endangered animal, Zakynthos Greece.


Up to 10.3 million tonnes of sea life is unintentionally caught each year around the world, captured in nets, lines and other gear. Oceana Canada’s report—Collateral damage: How to reduce bycatch in Canada’s commercial fisheries—reveals how poorly Canada is managing one of the biggest threats to our oceans. Click the image below to see how we can put a stop to this destructive practice.

Reducing Canadian Bycatch

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