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Bird bones found from the USFWS Puget Sound Coastal Program's Derelict Fishing Gear Project, Credit USFWS Joan Drinkwin | by USFWS Headquarters
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Bird bones found from the USFWS Puget Sound Coastal Program's Derelict Fishing Gear Project, Credit USFWS Joan Drinkwin

The USFWS Coastal Program in Puget Sound, Washington has worked over the last six years to collect derelict fishing gear. They have recovered 3,600 partial gillnets, averaging 7,000 square feet each, which has eliminated the needless deaths of more than 1.1 million marine mammals, fish, birds and invertebrates each year.

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Taken on June 18, 2007