Entanglement Caused Death of North Atlantic Right Whale Off Martha’s Vineyard
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Amanda Buckle - September 7, 2018
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) scientists, who conducted a necropsy on the carcass of a North Atlantic right whale that was spotted off Martha’s Vineyard late last month, have determined that the endangered mammal likely died due to entanglement.
As previously reported, the carcass of a young North Atlantic right whale estimated to be about 30 feet in length was spotted off Tom’s Neck Point, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, on Sunday, August 26 ...
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