Two Alaska Fishermen Sentenced for Harassing, Killing Steller Sea Lions
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - November 8, 2018
Two Alaska fishermen – Jon Nichols, 31, and Theodore “Teddy” Turgeon, 21 – have been sentenced for harassing and killing Steller sea lions during the opening of the 2015 Copper River salmon season.
As we previously reported back in April, Nichols, the captain of the F/V Iron Hide, and Turgeon, a deckhand on the Iron Hide, were charged with harassing and killing 15 Steller sea lions in the Copper River. According to court documents, Nichols reportedly ordered his crew ...
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