Endangered dolphins and turtles entangled in NSW shark nets

Report shows of 748 marine animals caught in 2015-16, 86% were threatened, protected or species not intended to be targeted by shark nets.

The Guardian

Last updated on 19 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Australia
Region: 
South Pacific
Western Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Alopias vulpinus
Carcharodon carcharias
Caretta caretta
Delphinus delphis
Dermochelys coriacea
Eretmochelys imbricata
Sphyrna mokarran