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Driftnet Fishing


Driftnet fishing boats can lay out up to 30 miles of net in a single night. They capture everything that swims by, from commercially useful fish to dolphins, sharks and protected salmon. The result is overfishing of the worldwide stock of seafood.

First Broadcast: 1999
Producer: Steve Amen

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