Dolphin protection, tuna catch in conflict for U.S., Mexico / News Briefs / More news / Costa Rica Newspaper, The Tico Times

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The Tico Times – Central America’s leading English language news source.

Kirsten Massebeau‘s insight:

"The fishermen intentionally capture both tuna and dolphins together, then release the dolphins from the net," the center explained in a statement. "The bycatch of dolphins in the eastern tropical Pacific (ETP) purse-seine tuna fishery stands apart from marine mammal bycatch in other fisheries, not only in scale but in the way the dolphins interact with the fishery."

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