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Shark Nets ...

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Should shark Nets be banned?

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    Votes: 5 100.0%
  • No

    Votes: 0 0.0%

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Desk Driver
Dec 6, 2001
And Why I hate them.

Some statistics from the Natal Sharks Board in South Africa:
Sharks Board scientist Sheldon Dudley said about 1 300 sharks are caught in KZN shark nets every year. Only about 15 percent of these are released alive.

Up to 80 dolphins, including a number of rare humpback dolphins, also die in the nets on a yearly basis. About 70 turtles are caught, with only a third released alive, while roughly 300 rays are also netted. Fortunately, they have a much higher survival rate.

For reference, Kwazulu Natal (KZN) is a South African province which covers roughly a third of our coastline. Most of the other two thirds are not netted.

Should Shark Nets be banned?
Their domain

the sea is the shark realms, if you dont want them, stay in front of your tv. The sea is a ecosystem where human do not belong, we just abuse it for our own pleasure.
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