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Dolphins and the Tuna Industry Committee on Reducing Porpoise Mortality

Dolphins and the Tuna Industry

Committee on Reducing Porpoise Mortality

Published January 15th 1992
ISBN : 9780309047357
Paperback
192 pages
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This book presents key conclusions about the controversial killing of thousands of dolphins each year during tuna fishing in the eastern tropical Pacific and provides a neutral examination of the scientific and technical questions at the core of theMoreThis book presents key conclusions about the controversial killing of thousands of dolphins each year during tuna fishing in the eastern tropical Pacific and provides a neutral examination of the scientific and technical questions at the core of the problem. Recommendations for solutions are offered in two areas: developing new techniques that promise to reduce dolphin mortality with the existing purse-seine method of tuna fishing, and developing entirely new methods of finding tuna that are not swimming with dolphins.