Peter Grisby

INFOGRAPHIC: The Devastating Cost of By-Catch in U.S. Fisheries

by , 03/25/14

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Did you know that some fisheries throw back almost 63% of the sea life that is hauled onto boats? A recent Oceana report reveals the horrifying cost of by-catch in nine of the dirtiest fisheries in the US, and the organization also launched an accompanying infographic that details the most devastating fishing techniques and the species at risk – including sea turtles, dolphins, and whales. The infographic also offers solutions to reduce by-catch and preserve the world’s oceans – check it out after the jump!

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