Center For Biological Diversity Takes Aim at California Dungeness Fishery With New Petition
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - November 15, 2017
The Center for Biological Diversity is attacking the California Dungeness Crab fishery again -- this time under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
A petition, co-signed by the Turtle Island Restoration Network, asks the National Marine Fisheries Service to designate the California crab fishery as a Category 1 fishery under the Marine Mammal Protection Act because of its rising injuries to humpback, blue, killer and gray whales, the Center said in a press release. Moving the fishery into the top category ...
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