Rare sighting off the coast of Mazarron

Tourists Stunned off the Mazarrón Coast Image: N332

TOURISTS on a marine wildlife sighting tour off the coast of Mazarrón were treated to a rare sight—a pod of four adult sperm whales and a calf, including the rare and impressive albino sperm whale.

Captain Gabriel Giménez Guides Tourists to Rare Sighting of Sperm Whales

The group, led by Captain Gabriel Giménez and sailor Yaiza Guilo of Cetaceans and Navigation of Mazarrón, began their routine expedition around the Bay of Mazarrón, unaware of the extraordinary encounter awaiting them.

Highlighting Biodiversity: Tourists Thrilled by Sighting of Rare Sperm Whales

As the vessel navigated the waters, the group of whales approached, engaging in deep-sea feeding before surfacing for a rest. Among them was a strikingly large albino sperm whale, adding an extra thrill to the excursion for the participants. The sighting of this unique marine mammal has sparked excitement among both tourists and researchers, highlighting the rich biodiversity of the area’s waters and the importance of conservation efforts.

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Catherine McGeer

I am an Irish writer who has been living in Spain for the past twenty years. My writing centers around the Costa Cálida. As a mother I also write about family life on the coast of Spain and every now and then I try to break down the world of Spanish politics!