Dead whale prompts shark advice

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A shark advice has been issued after whale carcass washed up at Little Long Point near Walpole.

The beach is located in the D’Entrecasteaux National Parknear and the carcass was reported by Parks and Wildlife Service officers at 2:15 pm yesterday.

Meanwhile a member of the public reported a sighting of an unknown shark species at Parry Beach near Denmark this morning.

People are urged to take additional caution in the D’Entrecasteaux National Park area.

The SharkSmart website or Surf Life Saving WA’s Twitter feed has the latest alerts and anyone who sees a shark is asked to report it to Water Police on 9442 8600.

Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions are monitoring the situation and providing advice to relevant authorities.

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