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Researchers install LED lights on gill nets to help prevent accidental capture of turtles and dolphins

Researchers at the University of Exeter and the Peruvian conservation organization ProDelphinus have found that installing LED lights on top of floating gill nets can greatly reduce the likelihood of accidental capture of protected species. A study in three ports in Peru between 2015 and 2018 showed that lights reduced the accidental catch rate of […]