Chilean family rescue humpback whale caught in fishing net

A family in Chile has saved a humpback whale which became entangled in an industrial fishing net.

BBC

Last updated on 13 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Chile
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
South Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Bycatch
Species: 
Megaptera novaeangliae
Species group: 
Marine mammals