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Technology for Turtles: TurtleWatch Program to Protect Sea Turtles and Assist Fishermen

Rebecca Flynn

A technology that both benefits fishermen and helps prevent sea turtle bycatch? Yes, please! The great news is that it exists! And now, it has been updated to include leatherbacks. Read on to learn more about TurtleWatch.

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