SUBMON have reported the first underwater images recorded in the Western Mediterranean and Iberian Peninsula of common bottlenose dolphins feeding in trawl nets. The organisation said that: ‘We have already observed that bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) follow the trawl fishing boats, mainly showing a feeding behaviour. However, until now we had not information of their […]

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The UK government, with Canada, Iceland and the US, has launched a world-first global alliance to tackle illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing which poses a threat to ocean ecosystems, coastal communities and global fish stocks by undermining fisheries management and distorting trade. The IUU Fishing Action Alliance will bring together countries leading the fight […]

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