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Even though fishing enthusiasts and commercial fishers cast their deep-sea lines for marlin, tuna and shark, their actual body count can be much higher than anything they eat or even hook. Every catch that "gets away" or tangled line that's cut ends up floating in the vast sea until it perhaps wraps around a sea creature like this nearly strangled sea turtle that a good samaritan research team in Costa Rica stumbles upon just in time.

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