31 Jul '13, 5pm

#seashepherd call to action #giantpacificoctopus needs protection #actnow and make a difference

#seashepherd call to action #giantpacificoctopus needs protection #actnow and make a difference

Sea Shepherd Action Alert - the Giant Pacific Octopus Needs Your Help TODAY! July 31, 2013 Sea Shepherd Action Alert - the Giant Pacific Octopus Needs Your Help TODAY! Giant Pacific Octopus and her eggs Photo courtesy Scott Lundy/Rapture of the Deep Photography Did you know that the world’s largest octopus species, the giant Pacific octopus (GPO), hails from practically our own backyard? This majestic creature calls the Pacific Northwest waters its home, and the species could face a serious threat if the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) doesn’t rule in their favor and offer them full legal protection. Divers travel from all around the world to the waters of Puget Sound to marvel at the octopus, which generates the state an estimated $500,000 in annual ecotourism profits. But just this past fall, the existing rules on harvesting these cephalopods sparked a ...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2013/07/31/sea-...

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