Retain offal on fishing vessels instead of discarding overboard
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Discarding offal overboard during fishing may attract marine and freshwater mammals and increase the risk of entanglement or capture in gear. Retaining offal on board or disposing of offal at locations and times away from fishing operations may reduce this risk.
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This Action forms part of the Action Synopsis:Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation
Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation - Published 2021
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