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Incidental By-Catch of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Sea

When a marine turtle is incidentally by-caught by a longliner, fishermen try to cut the line — without hauling it on board — and release the turtle into the sea. However, a research published in the journalMarine Ecology Progress Series alerts that about 40% of post-released turtles die some months later due to the impact of longline fishing. Leer más.

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