Worries about humpback whales on the West Coast continue after another whale was found dead this week.
This latest incident happened on the west coast of Vancouver Island near Gold River.
The juvenile whale died after getting snagged between a fish farm’s two layers of netting at Grieg Seafood’s Atrevida salmon farm in Nootka Sound.
In a statement from Grieg Seafood, a spokesperson said:
Environmentalists now want the prime minister to step in and take action.
Wednesday’s entanglement was the third in B.C. this fall. On Sept. 12, a humpback became entangled in anchor line in Kelmtu. Then in November, a humpback whale died after becoming entangled in the same company’s anchor support line.