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Legal harvest of marine turtles tops 42,000 each year

Legal harvest of marine turtles tops 42,000 each year

  The first marine turtle harvest legislation was instigated in Bermuda in 1620 to protect «so excellent a fish» and prohibited taking any turtle «under 18 inches in the breadth or diameter.» A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles — and estimates that […]