In 07.12.2009, A female green turtle, Chelonia mydas, was bycaught alive in the turbot bottom gill nets, around 1,5 mile off the coast of Yakaören village and unfortunately it died the next day.

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Bayram Öztürk, Arda M. Tonay, Aylin Akkaya, Ayaka Amaha Öztürk, Ayhan Dede Stranding of a Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758), in the Turkish Black Sea. Zoology in the Middle East 52, 2011: 115-117.