[Fishing / Fisheries] "Watching the whale choke and die on the ropes was horrific"

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From CapeTalk:

A Brydes Whale died after being caught in an octopus trap in Cape Town's False Bay. Environment editor at NDTV Swati Thiyagarajan talks to John ...

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That one was killed by entanglement in an octopus trap line," Du Toit said. Number of carcasses. The environmental management branch recovers ...

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Another dead 12-metre Bryde's whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps ...

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The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of The South African. The traps have been in use by a single company since 1998, ...

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Octopus fishing in False Bay is killing Bryde's whales, and with them, ... Octopus fishing off the coast of Cape Town is supposedly being carried out for ... a whole movement worldwide where cephalopods, that is squid, octopus and ... Yet we are happy to ascribe the same logic to cephalopod populations ...

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