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Cutting down killer whale toothfish snacking in South Georgia

Wednesday, May 6th 2015 - 06:18 UTC
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Studies of killer whales (Orca) in South Georgia waters may help fishermen avoid the whales stealing the fish off the fishing long-lines (termed depredation), according to the latest edition of South Georgia Newsletter. Read full article

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  • golfcronie

    Are we sure it is not the Argie frogmen stealing the fish?

    May 06th, 2015 - 09:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Studies of killer whales (Orca) in South Georgia waters may help fishermen avoid the whales stealing the fish
    mmmmmmm

    light heartedly
    and no disrespect the human beings, BUT,
    its a bit rich the humans accusing the wales of stealing the unarmed peaceful little fishes going abt there daily duties is it not,

    at least these whales only kill for food, where as the humans take it for profit , over fishing thus depletes the little fishes,

    besides who give the humans the right to claim that all fishes belong to them,

    still,
    I suppose fish & chips is a bit better than whale and chips...lol
    just saying like.

    May 06th, 2015 - 11:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @2. Do you have a newspaper big enough for whale and chips?

    Seriously, you make a good point. Ecology first. What right to do humans have to use 'special means' to catch fish that killer whales, fur seals and sperm whales need to survive? First step is to make all argies catch their own fish. No fish if they didn't catch and kill it themselves. Several hours trekking to the coast. Allowable equipment: mask, air, flippers, knife. Killer whales, fur seals and sperm whales have less. Or give up fish!

    May 06th, 2015 - 12:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    3 Conqueror
    Thanks,

    May 06th, 2015 - 06:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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