NOAA Fact Checks Orca Bycatch Claim After Photo Goes Viral Following “Seaspiracy” Release
The “Seaspiracy” Netflix documentary has encouraged some internet sleuths to look into a photo of two orca whales being taken as bycatch by a trawler in Alaska. The photo has gone viral on Reddit with the claim that the bycatch “has not been reported” and that they’re looking for information on the crew or boat. NOAA Fisheries has now gotten involved and released their own “fact check” on the photo in question.
“NOAA does not have confirmation of when or where the photo in question was...
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