Humpback whale spotted off coast of Zamami Island swimming leisurely

Humpback whale spotted off coast of Zamami Island swimming leisurely

A humpback whale appeared off the coast of Zamami Island on December 25. (Photograph taken by Kiyoshi Miyagi)  


December 26, 2016 Ryukyu Shimpo

By Yoshikazu Miyazato

On December 25, it was confirmed that a humpback whale visited the northern sea of Zamami Island. It is the first whale sighting of the season.

Kiyoshi Miyagi, 57, a member of the Zamami Whale Watching Association, managed to take a photograph.
The humpback whale appeared in the sea off the coast of the island.

The whale swam around the island for a while, eventually heading north.

The whale watching association will open its office on December 27.

Zamami Village has kicked off the whale-watching season, which continues till March next year.

(English translation by T&CT)

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