Dead Whale Washes Up In Mojacar

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Dead Whale Washes Up In Mojacar
SAD TASK: British Mojacar-based Equinac volunteer Alex Lawson takes a look at the remains.  CREDIT: Equinac Facebook @asociacionequinac.org 


THE remains of a dead whale washed up on the Mojacar shoreline on Friday. 

British volunteers with the Equinac marine life rescue association, Alex Lawson and Clare Flatters-Cooper, and Local Police officers retrieved the remains from an area of cliffs following a report from the 112 emergency service, which had been alerted by a call from a local resident.  

THE remains of a dead whale washed up on the Mojacar shoreline on Friday
CREDIT: Equinac Facebook @asociacionequinac.org

Equinac said the corpse of the whale, a common calderonwas tangled in a fishing wire. Commenting on its Facebook page Equinac maintained that despite the corpse being in an advanced state of decomposition it was “obvious” what had caused had caused its death.  

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“Non-selective and abandoned fishing gear poses a serious threat and a deadly trap to marine wildlife”, Equinac warned. 

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