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A shark ADVICE has been issued, due to two whale carcasses that have come ashore at Trigalow Beach, near Point Anne, east of the Town of Bremer Bay.
A shark WARNING has been issued for Yallingup, after an interaction with a shark was reported late this afternoon at Injidup Beach.
A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a humpback whale calf carcass being washed ashore approximately 800metres north of Leeman town site, near Tailor Rocks.
The Department of Fisheries has issued a new shark warning for the northern suburbs of the Perth Metropolitan area, for beaches, surf and dive spots, between Mettams Pool and Watermans Bay. This replaces the previous warning for beaches between Scarborough and Hillarys Boat Harbour issued on 26 August.
Update: 2.45pm, 1 September 2016
Fisheries advise that the Garden Island Shark Monitoring Network satellite-linked receiver is back online. The network is now fully operational.
A shark ADVICE has been issued for Western Australian water users due to a partial outage in the shark notification system.
The Department of Fisheries has re-issued the shark warning for the northern suburbs of the Perth Metropolitan area, for beaches, surf and dive spots, between Scarborough and Hillarys Boat Harbour after a continuation of regular shark sightings in the area.
Department of Fisheries has set shark capture gear offshore from Bennion Beach near Trigg after repeated shark sightings.
The partial outage in the shark notification system has been restored, with repairs now complete for the Department of Fisheries Shark Monitoring Network receivers at Busselton and Floreat.
A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a whale carcass that has come ashore at Yeagarup Beach in the Warren Region South West Coast.