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Entries from June 2014

Report Derelict Gear

June 5th, 2014 by Joseph Peters · Comments Off on Report Derelict Gear

What is derelict gear? Derelict fishing gear includes fishing nets, lines, crab and shrimp traps or other equipment that is abandoned or lost in the marine environment. Derelict fishing gear is long-lasting marine debris that poses many problems to people and to marine animals, including: Entangling divers and swimmers; Trapping and wounding or killing fish, […]

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