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ICES Journal of Marine Science has published papers as part of a special section on marine mammal-longline depredation and bycatch

Distribution of sea turtle #bycatch in the Atlantic by Taiwanese longline vessels 2002-13. #OA http://t.co/PhyAabQW4S

Featured Bycatch Species

Loggerhead Turtle

The main cause of the decline of loggerhead turtles, and the current primary threat to global populations is bycatch in longlines, gillnets, trawls, traps and pots, and dredges.

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