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By Yereth Rosen
The Alaska Beacon 

Report finds increase in whale entanglements in fishing gear

 

June 30, 2022



Alaska was the only U.S. coastal region to have an increase in the confirmed cases of large whales entangled in fishing gear in 2020, a contrast to a national trend of declining cases over the past six to eight years, according to a report issued...



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