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Entanglement of Steller Sea Lions in Marine Debris: Identifying Causes and Finding Solutions

17 Janvier 2012,

Publié par JMB

Marine debris adversly impacts at least 260 marine species, including marine mammals, sea turtles and seabirds. Marine debris is any man-made object discarded, disposed of, or abandoned that enters the marine environment.

Every year many seals and sea lions in Alaska unnecessarily suffer or die from ingesting fishing gear or getting caught in marine debris.

 

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