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http://bluelinesystem.blogspot.com/2014/10/redes-de-pesca-fantasma-no-parque.html SEXTA-FEIRA, 17 DE OUTUBRO DE 2014 Ghost fishing nets in Xixová-Japuí State Park Xixová-Japuí State Park (XJSP), that has 3,48 square mile, is located on the west side of Santos Bay, in São Vicente, SP, and, even being a Protect Area, don't escape of dangers caused by lost net fishings. Many of them ? that coming adrift -, or even those set illegally, are removed by manager, Paulo Menna, and the contributors of XJSP in a constant work. Clandestines net fishings are usually set at night, since the place is a fishing exclusion area. Most presents a medium to high weariness stage, still with fishes, turtles and others foulings, but net fishings with little use are also found. All of them are collected and stored in safe place, waiting for recycling. In interview with Paulo Menna he said more about the work realized in Xixová-Japuí State Park.