A 43-foot female right whale was found dead off the coast of Maine last Sept. 23, 1016. The carcass of the whale was severely tangled in fishing ropes, suggesting that entanglement is one of the contributing factors of the whale's death.
An official necropsy report revealed that the humpback whale discovered in the shore of Sea Isle City died due to human interaction and severe entanglement.
A new study revealed that the North Atlantic right whales may face extinction due to the increasing numbers of entanglement and decrease birth rates.
It's that time of year when college students all over the country migrate to warmer climates for a good time. But the NOAA is urging spring breakers along the Gulf Coast in particular to avoid wild dolphins when hitting the beaches this week.
Rescue crews recently freed a 45-ton humpback whale from some fishing line in Hawaii after being caught in the debris for more than a week.