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Stranding may threaten reef

Tuesday 9 January 2018 | Published in Environment

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Stranding may threaten reef
Eff orts to free the fi shing vessel Zambucca from the reef yesterday included driving two large diggers across the lagoon to the stranding site off Muri. Drone image courtesy of Kirby Morejohn. 18010812

The stranding of the Ocean Fresh longline fishing vessel Zambucca on the reef at Muri on Friday night could pose an environmental threat to the reef and lagoon habitats, the Ministry of Marine Resources says.

The stranding of the Ocean Fresh longline fishing vessel Zambucca on the reef at Muri on Friday night could pose an environmental threat to the reef and lagoon habitats, the Ministry of Marine Resources says.


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