Discarded Fishing Lines and Hooks Kill Wildlife

2023-05-14T20:05:11-05:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Observations|Tags: , , , , |

It’s estimated that over 1 million birds die every year from ingesting or becoming entangled in fishing line and hooks. The most common victims are seabirds, shorebirds, and waterfowl. Fishing line and hooks can also entangle and kill other animals, such as turtles, dolphins, and whales.