351 sea turtles found dead on coast where 137 sea lions died

Environmental groups said Friday that a total of 351 loggerhead sea turtles have been found dead so far this year on the same stretch of Baja California coast where authorities found 137 dead, beached sea lions last week.

The Mexican Center for Environmental Law and the Center for Biological Diversity said the sea turtle deaths showed the need for a ban on net and line fishing in the Gulf of Ulloa area off the Pacific coast.

Mexico’s office for environmental protection said over the weekend that authorities received a report Sept. 4 about beached . . .

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