Whale reported tangled in crabbing gear in south Puget Sound

by Tim Flanagan on June 27, 2011

Stephanie Klein has the story at MyNorthwest.com:

Boaters are being asked to stay away from a whale spotted tangled in crabbing equipment between Gig Harbor and Point Defiance on Thursday.

Annie Douglas, anabolics biologist with the Cascadia Research Collective in Olympia, try says the whale’s current condition is unknown, but they’re keeping an eye out.

"We’ve got people searching the shore and we’ve been talking with the ferry operators and the fish house down at Point Defiance," she said.

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