Fishery blamed for dolphin deaths
- Published: 23 Feb 2013 at 13.27
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TRAT - Sixty-five Irrawaddy dolphins have been found dead in Trat province over the past three years and the fishing industry being blamed for many of the deaths.
Local residents are trying to save this dolphin after its tail got snagged in rope from fishing equipment. (Photo by Jakkrit Waewkraihong)
Surasak Intharaprasert, a former kamnan of tambon Mairood in Khlong Yai district, said he had seen many dead Irrawaddy dolphins washed ashore.
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