Sunday, October 25, 2009

Where Fishing Gear Goes to Die

New Scientist has a story about research from NOAA about the large and increasing amount of fishing gear trash collecting off the California coastline.  Some of the gear is ideal for snagging even more nets as fishermen pass over.  Abandoned nets and traps keep on catching fish.  The trapped creatures may attract the attention other animals. Around and around we go.

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