John Mellor

commercial fisherman

Guest

Commercial fisherman and crabber based out of San Francisco, and a member of a government-sponsored working group that's developing strategies to reduce whale entanglements in fishing gear

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Whales that have been strangers to California's coastal waters are not just turning up in larger numbers than ever before, they're getting tangled in fishing lines — 50 animals just…

Protecting Whales from Fishing Lines

Whales that have been strangers to California's coastal waters are not just turning up in larger numbers than ever before, they're getting tangled in fishing lines — 50 animals just…

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