MEDIA ADVISORY: Report on large whale entanglement statistics around the U.S.
NOAA Fisheries will hold a media call to discuss a new national report on large whale entanglement statistics in the U.S. for 2017, as well as efforts by NOAA Fisheries and partners to organize authorized response efforts and learn more about entanglement threats to whales.
Media teleconference on the release of the 2017 National Large Whale Entanglement Report followed by Q&A
Thursday, December 6, 2018, 2:00 pm ET
Sarah Wilkin, National Stranding and Emergency Response Coordinator, Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Fisheries
Ed Lyman, Large Whale Entanglement Response Coordinator, NOAA's Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
Kristy Long, National Marine Mammal Take Reduction Plan Coordinator, Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Fisheries
Dial-in: 888-566-5783, International: 1-312-470-7334, Passcode: WHALES
NOAA disentanglement efforts and entangled whales B-roll