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Canadian authorities report an unprecedented spate of right whale deaths from the Gulf of St. Lawrence

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Featured Bycatch Species

Chilean Dolphin

Historically, the Chilean dolphin has been hunted both for food and for crab bait (Reeves et al 2008).

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