In the Bay of Biscay. Now, if they were American, this would be a cause celebre in the guardian class* media:
Martin singled out French "pair trawlers" that sweep the ocean with huge nets twice the size of a football pitch strung out between them as being especially lethal to the marine mammals.It's also over fishing by French, Spanish and UK trawlers - there are almost no anchovies left.
"Dolphins are sometimes trapped hundreds at a time, and are asphyxiated" when they cannot come up for air, he said. Most dolphins typically replenish their lungs with fresh air every five minutes or so, he explained.
*This is surely the main class divide right now - between those who see their role as controlling, and those who do the producing. Guardian class media in the UK include The Guardian, The Independent and the BBC.