Whale saved from illegal net


This video says about itself:

23 February 2016

Sea Shepherd crew rescued a [humpback] whale entangled in an illegal totoaba gillnet in the Gulf of California.

Sea Shepherd currently has two vessels in Mexico’s Gulf of California on OPERATION MILAGRO.

Our goal is to save the vaquita porpoises, the most endangered marine mammal.

The vaquita are caught as a result of fishing the totoaba, a fish poached for its swim bladder.

Both the vaquita and the totoaba are endangered species and protected by law.

Both species live only in the Gulf of California.

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