Thousands of turtles netted off South America

Tens of thousands of sea turtles are caught each year by small-scale fishers off South America's Pacific coast, new research shows.

Science Daily

Last updated on 06 June 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
South Pacific
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Bycatch
Species group: 
Reptiles