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Entangled animals

Entangled animals can drown in minutes or endure long, slow deaths lasting months or years.

136,000 seals

Ghost gear kills at least 136,000 seals, sea lions and large whales every year.

135 different species

135 different species fall victim to ghost gear – lost or discarded fishing gear.

Save 1 million

Together we can save 1 million marine animals by 2018.

Entangled 17 Sea Turtles

A ghost net entangling 17 sea turtles was once discovered days after a storm off the coast of Brazil.

Durable for 600 years

Some ghost gear is made of very durable plastic and can last in our seas for up to 600 years.


You are too entangled in ghost gear to go any further! Every year, thousands of marine animals get
caught in lost or discarded fishing gear.

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