earthplatform.com

entangling gear

Environment Search Engine    

Results 1 - 10 from 10 for entangling gear in 0.354 sec.


Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies | Whale Rescue | Tagging
Right whale #1102 towing satellite/VHF tag attached to entangled gear- note: the drag of the buoy has pulled gear from the whale, lengthening the tow line Thus, in order to ... to the whale in much the same way as the kegging buoys - tethered to the entangling gear. Custom made tag buoy as it is towed; note antenae for VHF (short range) and ...
coastalstudies.org


7-16-06_Disentangle
All the entangling gear dropped free and the whale immediately disappeared into the fog. In ...
coastalstudies.org More from this site

National Wildlife Humane Society
Associated Press BAR HARBOR, Maine - Two humpback whales that became entangled in marine gear off the coasts of Maine and Massachusetts were freed by whale rescue teams, officials said ... , the center said. The entangling gear dropped free and the whale disappeared into the fog. A second rescue team freed another humpback whale that had been entangled in gear about 150 miles away ...
humanewildlife.org


Dolphin Care UK -
From the summer of 2005, pinger use will become mandatory on bottom-set gillnets or entangling nets in the North Sea and the ... west Scotland. What is Bycatch Bycatch describes living creatures that are caught unintentionally by fishing gear. Unlike the target species fish specifically targeted for capture, bycatch is unwanted and often ...
dolphincareuk.org


Right Whales and Fishing Gear
North Atlantic right whales, including ship strikes, entanglement in fishing gear, low genetic variability and habitat degradation. (photo: Center for Coastal Studies) Badly entangled flukes ... Studies) Team towed by a right whale as entangling lines were removed Right whales are particularly vulnerable to entanglement in fixed gear because they are slow swimming and feed by ...
www.elements.nb.ca


MEXonline.com Feature Stories - Baja Whale Rescue, by Mary Harter
Carlos Gajon and Manuel Higuera, dove into the water with snorkel gear and knives in hand attempting to swim along side the whale ... down and successfully tied a line from our panga to the net entangling the whale. We used the skiff to start pulling the whale ... friend felt relieved of its entrapment upon release from the netting entangling its body. Editor's Note: Mary Harter (mary@kayakbaja.com) is ...
mexonline.com


Threats to Marine Turtles - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries
Turtles entangled in these types of fishing gear may drown and often suffer serious injuries to their flippers from constriction by the lines or ropes. In addition to entangling turtles, longline gear ... in marine debris (e.g., tar balls, plastic bags, plastic pellets, balloons, and ghost fishing gear) as they feed along oceanographic fronts, where debris and their natural food items converge. ...
www.nmfs.noaa.gov


Voyage to Kure - Expedition Logs
NWHI, tearing away precious coral and entangling all sorts of marine life, including sea turtles, Monk seals and seabirds. Valiant efforts by ... marine life, and especially seabirds, in the NWHI are not limited to plastics and fishing gear. Authorities estimate more than 4,500 Black-footed albatross die every year in this region ...
oceanfutures.org


Heal the Bay | The Pacific Protection Initiative | Marine Debris
Need For Action Overview Plastic Bags The Bills AB 258: Nurdles SB 898: Derelict Fishing Gear SB 899: Toxic Plastic Additives AB 904: Food Packaging In the News News List ... suggest leaches from polystyrene containers into food and beverages. Abandoned (derelict) fishing gear, can drift thousands of miles trapping, entangling and often killing fish, sea turtles, marine mammals, and other marine life ...
healthebay.org


leatherback turtle
Harlech, North Wales in the UK in 1988. It had drowned after entangling in fishing gear and it measured 2.91m in length and weighed 916 kg! What's on ... eggs are harvested. At sea leatherbacks seem to be particularly vulnerable to entanglement in fishing gear, especially long lines and gill nets. If you want to find out more about leatherback ...
mcsuk.org




The results are filtered
View all results for entangling gear