Sperm whale carcass found floating off Phuket beach
The carcass (to the right in image) was confirmed as being that of a sperm whale. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub
PHUKET: Marine experts have confirmed that a carcass found floating off Surin Beach yesterday was that of a sperm whale.
At 10am yesterday (May31), Director of the Phuket Department of Marine and Coastal Resources’ (DMCR) Conservation Division Mr Suchart Rattanaruengsri received a report from lifeguards at Surin Beach in Cherng Talay that the remains of a large whale had been found floating about 500 metres off shore.