Whales freed from shark nets off Gold Coast

A WHALE and her calf have been freed of the shark nets at Miami.

SeaWorld rescuers arrived on scene after they were spotted around 6.30am and freed the trapped pair by 7.30am.

A whale caught in the nets this morning. Picture: Cathy Parker
A whale caught in the nets this morning. Picture: Cathy Parker

The of whales were trapped near the Hythe St and Marine Pde intersection.

WHALES MAKE A SPLASH OFF THE COAST

In July a baby whale died after being trapped in nets off Kurrawa.

The Fisheries boat off Miami. Picture: Lea Emery.
The Fisheries boat off Miami. Picture: Lea Emery.