Sri Lanka's marine life, including dolphins, which are one of the country's largest tourist attraction, is under threat from poachers who use illegal nets.

Dolphins are a valuable resource for traditional fishermen because the mammals helps them catch fish.

These traditional fishermen are now urging the government to crackdown on poaching because is taking a serious toll on their livelihoods.

Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Kalpitya in northwest Sri Lanka. 

Source: Al Jazeera