Tag: entanglements

July 12, 2022

Whale entanglements affect future generations

When North Atlantic right whales get entangled in fishing gear, it can have long-term consequences for their populations. Not only can the energy cost of carrying the gear around cause...

April 11, 2022

Humpback entanglements bring halt to Dungeness crabbing

California is halting commercial Dungeness crab fishing after two humpback whales were seen entangled in crab fishing gear. “The past few seasons have been difficult for fishing families, communities and...