Restrict capture of marine and freshwater mammals for research or aquariums and zoos
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
There are both ethical and conservation concerns related to the capture of live marine and freshwater mammals for research or aquariums and zoos, and stricter regulations may be required (Rose et al. 2009).
Rose N.A., Parsons E.C.M. & Farinato R. (2009) The case against marine mammals in captivity, 4th edition. The Humane Society of the United States and the World Society for the Protection of Animals.