Whale Disentanglement

Febuary 2022

This NOAA team spent Valentine's Day disentangling a humpback whale from 550 feet of line and marine debris off the coast of Maui.

Whale disentanglement is a challenging task that requires the innovative tools, unshakable teamwork, and sometimes agonizing patience.

Check out this Earth Is Blue video to see a NOAA-led response team hard at work.

Read more about the whale season