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Dusky Grouper and White Grouper Fishery Banned Completely for 4 Years 

Fishing and underwater hunting of the Dusky grouper Ephinephelus marginatus and White grouper Ephinephelus aeneus to be banned completely for 4 years in between 2016-2020, as proposed by ASOF, AMATÖR SAD, GELBALDER and SAD.

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Cave Diving and Encounter With Mediterranean Monk Seal

29/07/2011
Dear sea lovers,

Lets  talk about a popular issue in terms of nature conservation that is not widely discussed. We are in the high season and diving season already started. Diving, whether for sports or entertainment or scientific purposes, become very popular nowadays.

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A breeding monk seal habitat in Kuşadası under habitat destruction threat

In 2014, SAD-AFAG had been reported by its Kuşadası Representative that a newly constructed hotel just behind the Botanic Park coasts in Kuşadası was constructing a road and a huge lift for accessing to the rocky shore.

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Marmara sea southern coasts survey completed

Original article published in YeşilİZ in December 2008 in Turkish

Marmara Sea is a unique area in the world surrounded by the lands of only one country. It is  a sea with its unique marine and coastal biodiversity, long sandy beaches and dunes, coastal deltas and rocky coasts & cliffs and still undiscovered values. 

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Two pups released on the coast between Anamur and Gazipaşa, Cilicia, Mersin

In cooperation with Turkish Ministry of Environment & Forestry and Turkish Coast Guard and SAD-AFAG, two monk seal pups were released along the coast between Anamur and Gazipaşa, southern Türkiye, one of the most suitable monk seal habitats in the country, in 2nd April 2011.