California Bans Drift Gillnets To Protect Marine Mammals

By September 1, 2018 Fisheries
California B Drift Gillnets For Swordfish


A huge Marine Conservation win today as the State of California passed a law that would ban the use of drift gillnets for the swordfish licenses in state waters. There are less than 20 swordfish permits in the state and compensation will be offered to those who retire their nets and/or permits early. 


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