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Turtle Excluder Devices (Development and use)

Photo credit: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a turtle escape from a fishing gear. The accidental catch (by catch) of sea turtle in marine environments is a major threat to sea turtle populations worldwide. Often, turtles caught in fishing gear …

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Shrimp trawling in the Negombo Lagoon, SriLanka

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The Negombo Lagoon which is a large estuarine lagoon is situated in the Gampaha district at around 20 km north of Colombo. The lagoon covers an area of approximately 3,200ha. The source of freshwater lagoon is that is the …

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Prawn Trawling in Queensland, Australia

Photo credit: Tim Huntington (UK – Poseidon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website   According to the official statistics, the Queensland trawl fishery which extends 2,500 km along the Queensland east coast is the largest and most valuable commercial fishery in Queensland with about 800 fishing vessels, between 85,000 and 90,000 boat-nights (predominantly a night-time …

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