Whale freed from shark net off Noosa

August 26, 2022 10:50 am in by
Local News


A humpback whale has been freed, after getting tangled in a shark net off the Sunshine Coast.

Marine Animal Rescue Team raced to the location off Noosa Main Beach around 8am on Friday to cut the animal loose.

A Department of Agriculture and Fisheries spokesperson says they quickly removed some net from the whale’s tail.

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It was freed just after 9am and the spokesperson says it “swam away strongly”. 

📷 Tom Loubardi, supplied by Sea Shepherd