Mitigating the Impact of Sea Turtles Bycatch

Mitigating the Impact of Sea Turtles Bycatch

One of the leading causes of sea turtle death in the Mediterranean Sea is sea turtle entanglement with fishing activity. The Life MedTurtles project in Tunisia has already begun to examine this occurrence and test several ways (such as using LED lights) to reduce the...
Recovery of abandoned longline during fieldwork in Turkey

Recovery of abandoned longline during fieldwork in Turkey

DEKAMER team is removing an abandoned longline from the sea during fieldwork. Abandoned fishing lines, ghost nets, and marine debris have a huge impact on marine life. Many creatures, including sea turtles, marine mammals, and birds, are entangled in these gears,...

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