Report a Sighting

Complete the form to report a sighting.
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My Details

Seasons on water

Photos

You can select multiple photos files to attach to your sighting. Or if you install the app you can take photos directly with your phone or tablet's camera.

Species Identification

Use the thumbnails and species descriptions below to make the best match you can. Under "ID Confidence" you can indicate if you're unsure.

Whales
ID Confidence
Did you see a dead/distressed animal?

Report dead/distressed animal ASAP by calling

1.800.465.4336

DO NOT help the animal, this may be dangerous.

Stand by at a safe distance and await instruction from Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Animal Count Measure

Animal Behaviour

Please select all that apply to your sighting.

Location

Please use the map to the right and zoom in as much as you need to mark the location of your cetacean sighting.
Alternatively, you can enter coordinates in the fields below if you prefer.

Please use the map below and zoom in as much as you need to mark the location of your cetacean sighting.
Alternatively, you can enter coordinates in the fields below if you prefer.

Sighting Time

Conditions

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