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By-catch can kill sea turtles and more art by Paolo Briguglio

By-catch can kill sea turtles
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An x-ray of a hospitalized Caretta caretta found in the Sardinian Rescue Center (Italy). The turtle has a fish hook at the height of the esophagus. Fishing gears, as longline, represent a threat to marine animals especially for turtles who mistake the bait on dangerous hooks for food.

Duemari Oristano (Italy)



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