Illegal drift nets killing Abu Dhabi’s dugongs

Fishing nets are the leading cause of dugong deaths in Abu Dhabi’s coastal waters, scientists have said.
 

Last updated on 06 March 2015

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