LEDs cut seabird death toll from fishing by 85 percent

When the nets were pulled up, it was found that while the non-illuminated ones caught a total of 39 cormorants, the illuminated nets captured just six. In a previous study, it was found that the same technology also worked to alert sea turtles to the presence of the nets – in that case, the regular nets captured 125 green turtles, while the LED-equipped ones caught 62.

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