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April 2017

Gray whale entangled in 100-foot gillnet is strong reminder why CA should end state’s drift gillnet fishery for swordfish

By Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles

A gray whale was found off driftnetthe coast of southern California recently with a 100-foot-long gillnet wrapped around its tail. Even after removal of most of the net, the injured whale continued to have difficulty swimming, a dire fact for an animal expected to be on its way to Alaska.

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