Dolphin caught in drum line freed

September 1, 2023 9:24 am in by

A dolphin has been freed after being caught in a drum line off Kawana on the Sunshine Coast.

The Shark Control Program received a report about the dolphin, directly in front of the Kawana surf club, at 2.15pm yesterday and the local contractor was there by 2.55pm.

A Fisheries Queensland spokesperson says it took 15 minutes to free the dolphin which swam away strongly.

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