TITLE

What price dolphin?

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Betsy
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/13/94, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how scientists are reckoning the true cost of sparing the endearing mammal, the dolphin. Rising chorus of critics who charge that what may be dolphin safe is in fact environmentally unsound; Fishermen's arguments about dolphin-safe rules; Death of millions of dolphins in tuna boat nets over the past 35 years; Toll of new dolphin-safe fishing practices; Netting strategies; Sacrificial fish.
ACCESSION #
9406097577

 

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