Comparing the Collateral Damage of US Fisheries

American fisheries are getting better at only catching the fish they actually intend to catch, rather than pulling in a menagerie of unintended victims. Around the world, the number of extra animals unnecessarily snagged during fishing—often called by-catch or discard—is decreasing. The full article was published by Hakai Magazine.

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