Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Gulf Oil Spill

Louisiana shrimp trawler dumping bycatch overboard as Laughing Gulls trail and reap the rewards. American shrimp trawlers produce bycatch ratios between 3:1 (3 bycatch:1 shrimp) and 15:1(15 bycatch:1 shrimp). Cocodrie, Louisiana. October.
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Louisiana shrimp trawler dumping bycatch overboard as Laughing Gulls trail and reap the rewards. American shrimp trawlers produce bycatch ratios between 3:1 (3 bycatch:1 shrimp) and 15:1(15 bycatch:1 shrimp). Cocodrie, Louisiana. October.

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Keywords:
BP
Gulf of Mexico
Larus atricilla
Laughing Gull
Louisiana
Mississippi River delta
bird
bycatch
fishing
mortality
oil spill
shrimp
trawler. boat
waste
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