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紐西蘭賀氏海豚因網撈漁業數量減少

2006年05月09日
ENS紐西蘭,威靈頓報導;蘇家億編譯;莫聞審校

根據紐西蘭保育部門表示,僅分佈於紐西蘭周邊海域的瀕絕種賀氏海豚,在過去數個月有不少因使用網捕的漁業活動,造成病變或遭誤捕而死亡。隨著紐西蘭的夏季接近尾聲,保育部門獲報在這一季已有19尾賀氏海豚因此喪生。

New Zealand's Unique Dolphins Dying in Fishing Nets
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, May 4, 2006 (ENS)
Endangered Hector's dolphins, found only in the coastal waters of New Zealand, have been dying in fishing nets during the past few months, the Department of Conservation reports. As New Zealand's austral summer comes to a close, the agency says 19 Hector’s dolphin deaths were reported over the course of the season.