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Jeffry Fasick of University of Tampa and colleagues show North Atlantic right whales perceve their prey using vision at multiple ocean depths.

Mitigating cetacean bycatch in coastal Ecuador: Governance challenges for small-scale fisheries

Featured Bycatch Species

Australian sea lion

The Australian sea lion population decreased due to harvests in the 17th and 18th centuries and traditional subsistence hunting by aborigines (Goldsworhty & Gales 2008).

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