Tasmanians urged to report whale sightings at the time of the tsunami
But the state environment ministry was contacted, and it informed Tsawwassen police and the Coast Guard about the whale sightings.
“They contacted us at 6.37am on Saturday so that a proper analysis of whale sightings can be carried out and then it was off and running,” Tiwi said.
“The whale sighting occurred in Tsawwassen on Friday night at about 18.35 and was found a울산안마t about 22.17,” he added.
“The whale that was being observed wasn’t identified at the time and so it was taken and destroyed, but the cause of the whale is still not known,” he said.
A spokeswoman for Tsawwassen police, Cassy Breen, told the MailOnline: “I’d like to confirm that no whale sightings were made at our Tsawwassen office between 12.50pm Saturday and 2.40pm Saturday.”
“It is believed to be a humpback whale in distress but there are reports of a dolphin in distress as well.”
The woman who took the image, with her phone and her daughter in tow, has claimed a photograph of a whale for her own collection.