The number of mutilated hector's and maui's dolphins found on the coastline has more than tripled in the last three decades, Department of Conservation statistics show.
DOLPHIN DESTRUCTION: Forest & Bird says mutilations of dolphins had increased steadily, and suggested fishermen were the likely culprits in many cases.
The number of mutilated Hector's and Maui's dolphins found on the coastline has more than tripled in the past three decades, Department of Conservation statistics show.
Nominations are being sought for the annual Malibu Times Citizens of the Year Dolphin Awards. The purpose of the Dolphin Awards program is to recognize outstanding efforts of individual Malibu citizens and, by acknowledging and publicizing their contributions, inspire others.
Despite broad "dolphin safe" practices, fishing activities have continued to restrict the growth of at least one Pacific Ocean dolphin population, a new report has concluded.
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