Two Alaska Commercial Fishermen Charged With Harassing, Killing Steller Sea Lions
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - April 24, 2018
Jon Nichols, a captain of the F/V Iron Hide, and Theodore “Teddy” Turgeon, a deckhand on the Iron Hide, have been charged with harassing and killing 15 Steller sea lions.
The sea lions were found dead during the opening of the 2015 Copper River salmon season. Nicholas reportedly ordered his crew, including Turgeon, to shoot at Steller sea lions while fishing in the Copper River fishing district. According to reports, Nichols would ...
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