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Sea Urchin Fishery/Northern Sea Lions

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Biologists say sea urchin divers are having a big impact on the sea lions, an endanagered species. Urchins provide a fishery meeting demands for exotic seafood in places like Japan.

First Broadcast: 1990
Producer: Jim Newman

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