22 Mar '12, 5pm

Save Dolphins From Fishing Nets | Care2 Causes

Save Dolphins From Fishing Nets | Care2 Causes

Written by Rachael Prokop, online marketing and social media associate at Oceana Large fishing nets are like invisible walls in the ocean. They’ll catch anything big enough to get its fins tangled in the lines. Often, that means dolphins. Accidentally-caught animals are called “bycatch” by the industry, and it’s a very common phenomenon. Hundreds of dolphins are caught every year off US shores, and many drown before they are rescued. A dolphin can hold its breath for a long time by human standards — about 15 minutes — but nets may remain in the water for much longer than that. And dolphins travel in pods, so when one gets caught, its family members might follow suit. Many times mothers and calves find themselves trapped together, unable to rise for air. Dolphins are intelligent and emotional — there’s even evidence that they grieve for lost family members. Drowning in a ne...

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