Fishing-gear threat to right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in Canadian waters and the risk of lethal entanglement
Abstract:Commercial fishing gear can potentially entangle any whale, and this is especially true for the endangered North Atlantic right whale (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, P.O. Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada.
Publication date: 2011-12-23
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