26.05.2018: a dead Minke whale in the port of Valle Gran Rey

May 26th, 2018 Valle Gran Rey / La Gomera: Today a dead Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata), of about 8 metres, had to be pulled out of the water after it was found floating off the port.

There were no heavy injuries found on the animal, therefore the carcass is examined by veterinarians to find out the cause of death.

More pictures of the whale

Recent sightings off the coast of La Gomera