Dead fish in ocean – level 1

11-02-2022 07:00

A trawler is a very big ship. It catches fish with a wide net. The net is more than one kilometer long.

Martinis is the second biggest trawler in the world. Last week, it spills fish in the sea. Its net breaks. More than 100,000 dead fish float in the Atlantic Ocean off the French coast. Such accidents do not happen often. French officials want to know how it happens.

Such big ships catch too many fish. That is why the number is going down of fish in the oceans. Other animals end up in the nets, too. Predators which eat fish, die, too. They have nothing to eat.

Difficult words: spill (to flow out from a container), float (to move slowly in the water or the air), predator (an animal which kills another animal for food).

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