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How NOAA Prepares for Large Whale Entanglements in Hawaiʻi
Every year, NOAA Fisheries and partners go through rigorous and comprehensive large whale disentanglement training in Hawaiʻi. This ensures they're familiar with the gear, processes, and animals, and have the muscle memory to help whales in need.
Response Team Removes Fishing Lines from Entangled Humpback Whale
Whale watching boats helped locate and track the entangled whale so our expert teams could respond. This is the third entangled humpback whale detected off Southern California in about 2 weeks.
Drone Footage Shows Trained Responders Freeing Entangled Whale
Fishing rope wrapped around the rear part of the whale in front of the tail, or fluke. The rest of the gear trailed about 50 feet behind the whale with several masses of entangled lines just behind the tail.