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The Legal Harvest Of 42,000 Threatened Marine Turtles Annually

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ScienceDaily  reported on a study that found 42 countries or territories allow the harvest of marine turtles. Over 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries. The study found

All seven marine turtle species are currently listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The direct take of turtles has continued legally in many regions and countries, often for traditional coastal communities to support themselves or small-scale fisheries supplying local markets with meat, and sometimes shell.

Learn more at:  Legal harvest of marine turtles tops 42,000 each year — ScienceDaily.

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