Fisherman shovelling bycatch overboard

Fisherman shovelling bycatch overboard

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Caption: MODEL RELEASED. Fisherman shovelling bycatch of American lobster (Homarus americanus), Atlantic Cod fish (Gadus morhua) and Little Skate (Leucoraja erinacea) overboard. Stellwagen Banks, New England, United States, North Atlantic Ocean. Fishing regulations require that bycatch (restricted species or undersized catch) be thrown back, even if dead.

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