Day 196 1/7/13: Speak out Against Bycatch!

sbluefinBycatch (the fish and countless sea mammals, birds, etc. that are incidentally caught, killed and disposed of by commercial operations–see Day 175 of this blog for an extensive catalogue of the species that are routinely killed and discarded as bycatch ) is  a HUGE problem. But you can help!

Send  your comment to National Marine Fisheries Service about Amendment 7, which would help curb some of the excessive waste incurred in fishing for bluefin tuna. This will take you about half a minute at most. Click here to take action!

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