Race Rocks Marine mammal injuries
We often encounter marine mammals in the reserve which have been injured We record these here to publicize the issue.You can help by e-mailing the Department of Fisheries and asking for regulations to ensure biodegradable fish net binders and biodegradable leaders on fishing flashers to be developed.
|For a general search of injuries to animals observed and reported in the logs at Race Rocks click here.|
|Link to gallery of images of sea lion injuries observed on September 8, 2012 by Mike Robinson.|
|Photos of injuries and entanglement in fishing items observed on animals at Race Rocks prior to 2012
can be viewed in the files here:
|Fishing Flashers on Sealions at Race Rocks|