Five dugongs wash up on Saadiyat beach in 'harsh blow' for the species

The mammals probably died after getting entangled in Illegal fishing nets known as hiyali, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi believes

The National (UAE)

Last updated on 20 February 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Arab Emirates
Region: 
South-West Asia
Threats: 
Bycatch
Species: 
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals