Protecting and enhancing the natural values of Salt Spring Island and its surrounding waters


Minke Whale

Minke Whale

Minke Whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata

The Minke Whale are a large, 7.5 m long baleen whale that can be seen off of BC’s Coast from May to October each year.

Large whales like the minke whale are back in BC’s waters! Always follow the Be Whale Wise Guidelines!

Reference: Wild Whales,  Marine Education and Research Society