Humpback rescued from fish farm ropes by fisheries officials

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fish-farm-humpback-1 The juvenile humpback was freed from several ropes at the Marine Harvest aquaculture site in Klemtu, B.C. by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, with help from the company and the Kitasoo First Nation. (Philip Charles)

Whale was thrashing in the water with ropes cutting into its flesh for 12 hours, said fisheries official

By Lisa Johnson, CBC News, September 13, 2016

A juvenile humpback whale was thrashing in the water north of Klemtu, B.C. yesterday for 12 hours, struggling to breathe as ropes from an empty aquaculture site cut into its flesh and blubber.

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