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O'Neil, the rescued sea lion got entangled in a plastic bottle wrap, that left deep gashes around her neck and severed her ear.

Sea Lions Dying, Suffering Major Injuries After Getting Entangled In Man-Made Debris

SAUSALITO (KCBS) — Veterinarians at the Mammal Center in Sausalito have seen an influx of seals and sea lions seriously injured after they became entangled in man-made materials. Many have died. It’s not just fishing […]

07/25/2014

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Elusive Tangled Whale Freed Of Fishnets Off Sonoma Coast

A gray whale that had been tangled in a fishing net for more than three weeks as it swam up the California coast was finally disentangled Thursday by a fishing boat crew out of Bodega Bay.

05/04/2012

Big Dungeness Haul Reignites Trap Limit Debate In California

Dungeness crab fishermen are hauling in pot after pot of writhing crustaceans in a rush to fill up boats and get the valuable catch to shore before the market floods and prices fall.

CBS San Francisco–11/20/2010