Another dead whale

Just heard on the radio about another dead whale off Burns beach.

Wonder what the go is, in my time in WA i have never experienced so many dead whales.

Hope its not a thing thats going to happen every year.

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I heard an interview with a

Mon, 2009-11-16 17:36

I heard an interview with a marine biologist about all the dead whales, and he said that people are freakin about it, but it's just a sign that the population is growing.  Basically, his point was that seeing more dead whales is positive.

 of course, more whales naturally means more sharks to follow them...

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yeah heard about that today

Mon, 2009-11-16 17:59

yeah heard about that today myself. wouldnt want to be diving up that way


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Dead Whale

Mon, 2009-11-16 19:07

I would not think the whales find its a positive to show their increasing numbers if there dying.But there was also one south of Centuare marker Sunday (yesterday).How many this Year,or to be precise the past 6 months,1 Exmouth 1 Wilson Bay Rottnest, 1 Floreate Beach,1Eglington Rocks,(maybe the Burns one) 1 Sorrento Beach Near Hillarys,can any one else add to the list? No wonder the price of Shark Shields has gone up.jersey

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What if it is an increase in

Mon, 2009-11-16 19:56

What if it is an increase in the number of Whites?  Why bother with Sanctuary zones of the Whales seem to be increasing anyrate?


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Another one

Mon, 2009-11-16 21:01

Took the rescue boat out for a training exercise and for a squizzy at one that came in Tegg's channel and now is nearly high and dry south west of the Carnarvon race course/golf club.
Couldn't get close enough for good shots or to see if any sharks

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One at whitehills

Tue, 2009-11-17 06:58

One at whitehills


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Spoke to a whale reseacher

Tue, 2009-11-17 07:53

Spoke to a whale reseacher yesterday who said there was a dead whale in Geographe Bay. Has anyone seen it?

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Possibly Three

Tue, 2009-11-17 08:57

More dead whales going on above,Carnarvon, Whithills,and maybe Geographe bay,so around 8 so far in 6 months but these are in the last 3 months?jersey