foto credits: Jan Haelters, KBIN - BMM

Why do porpoises and dolphins find it so difficult to avoid fishing nets?

When a dolphin or porpoise is caught or entangled in fishing gear it’s known as ‘bycatch’ and it’s the biggest threat they face. Hundreds of thousands die in fishing gear every year, more than 1,000 of these in UK seas. But why does it happen? Why can’t they just avoid the nets?

>> read more