Update on 24 September at 1.35pm
The humpback whale carcass that came ashore on The Cut beach, north of Bunbury, has been removed. This has been confirmed today by Parks and Wildlife Service officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
Please note that additional caution is recommended by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, as any residue from where the whale carcass was beached may still attract sharks to the area.
Water users should adhere to beach closures advised by local government rangers and check the SharkSmart Activity Map or the Surf Life Saving Twitter feed before heading to their local beaches.
If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600