Subject: Dolphin

Peter Scheifele (scheifel@uconnvm.uconn.edu)
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 16:33:28 -0500

Dear Jenny-

        In 1973  some 300,000 dolphins were reportedly killed in tuna
fishing operations.  Due to much research and cooperation with the fishing
industry this number has decreased to allegedly under 1,000 animals.

Peter













At 09:45 AM 1/24/98 -0800, you wrote:
>How many dolphins are killed a year by tuna nets?
>
Peter M. Scheifele
National Undersea Research Center
University of Connecticut
Bioacoustic Research
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