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Coast Guard crew frees ensnared turtle off Oahu

KANEOHE (HawaiiNewsNow) – A US Coast Guard crew from the cutter Ahi came to the rescue of an entangled turtle Friday morning. The green sea turtle had become entangled in a mass of fishing nets about three miles of Kaneohe Marine Corps Base.

The crew brought the turtle on board the Ahi at around 10:30 AM and removed the net. The turtle, who was uninjured, will be delivered to NOAA officials at Kaneohe Bay.

Photo source: US Coast Guard

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