Fin, blue whales getting tangled in fishing gear in Gulf of St. Lawrence more often than thought: study


Between 41 and 57 per cent of fin whales in the Opening of St. Lawrence are getting entangled in fishing gear, a problem previously pinpointed mainly in right whales and humpbacks, according to new research that relied on drones. Scientists say the tariffs are higher than past estimates and likely comparable for blue whales as good.

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