Sean I was referring to the one by MA Department of Marine Fisheries Scientist Gregory Skomal, also some NOAA based reports based on transmitters.
However it seems they used big fishing gear which to your point is very different and also seemed to be tracking larger fish.
BigDave I'd heard they fight to the death from a lot of folks if so then targeting them in a no-kill season seems unsportsmanlike at the very least if not crying for better regulations.
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