Slow death thanks to a Fisher’s discarded fish net-binding hoop.

Ryan has more images of injury on his Flickr site:

rmslowdeath2010See this link to the log pages with injured marine mammals.

Ryan titled this one Slow death.
Something could be done about these entanglement injuries. DFO just has to have the determination to counter the Commercial Fishing lobby and insit on regulations to ban the disposal of fishing gear at sea or make biodegradable releases on these fish net hoops.