Fisheries & Fish Industry

Caught on camera: Chilean family rescues humpback whale caught in fishing net

Caught on camera: Chilean family rescues humpback whale caught in fishing net

A Chilean family saved a humpback whale which had been entangled by fishing nets on Monday close to a beach in Mejillones, along the coast in Antofagasta, Chilean media reported.Fifty-two-year-old Juan Menares, who owns a sea tourism company, and his family were enjoying a New Years’ outing, when they spotted the humpback whale in distress, about 500 metres from their boat.The family took a closer look at the 10-metre whale, and noticed it was not moving and had become entangled in a fishing net on its tail fin, local media reported.Story continues belowRelated

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