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Thu Jan 10, 2019, 06:58 PM

Watch: Sea Shepherd films attack on ship by fishermen caught using banned nets [View all]

Source: Associated Press

19 MIN AGO
ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Sea Shepherd environmental group has published a video of an attack by about two dozen small fishing boats on the vessel Farley Mowat in Mexico's Gulf of California.

Fishermen in the Gulf, also known as the Sea of Cortez, have long complained about environmentalists trying to protect the vaquita marina, the world's smallest and most endangered porpoise.

Sea Shepherd said today that fishermen threw lead weights and tried to douse the Farley Mowat and waters around it with gasoline yesterday.

The video shows some of the fishing boats carried gill nets, though they are banned within the reserve designed to protect the vaquita.

Read more: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/world/watch-sea-shepherd-films-attack-ship-fishermen-caught-using-banned-nets?variant=tb_v_1















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