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Study is part of a contribution to the Consortium's research into the potential of whale-safe hooks.

RT @1Earth1Sea1Sky: Ruling: reducing takes of whales by Atlantic fishermen http://t.co/8iqMJJls8g @WHALES_org @bycatchorg

Featured Bycatch Species

Mediterranean Monk Seal

The once-abundant Mediterranean monk seal has been adversely impacted by human activities, ranging from exploitation for fur and oil to habitat fragmentation that have occured over many centuries.

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