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To the Editor

 


Sea otter

creating

imbalance

To the Editor:

The reintroduction of the sea otter has created an imbalance of human resources and sea life.

A much larger impact is looming: Before the sea otters reintroduction to Southeast Alaska’s Archipelago, fishermen fished all types of fish and crustaceans but find themselves now regulated nearly out of business while the reintroduced sea otters continue to ravage the shallow bottoms of all estuaries of Southeast.

I can assure that within the next ten years, without proper regulation and control of this predator of crustaceans, the sea otter will be...



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