Long wait for good news on blue whale tag

November 30 2023 - 12:26pm
The tagging team preparing to tag a blue whale not far off Dunsborough. The shallow, clear waters help to make the difficult tagging process easier. Picture supplied.
The tagging team preparing to tag a blue whale not far off Dunsborough. The shallow, clear waters help to make the difficult tagging process easier. Picture supplied.

The Bay Blues project team, whose ultimate goal was to tag a blue whale in Geographe Bay, had to wait 12 long days before the tag they were sure they had successfully deployed on November 7 began to transmit.