"We would urge that the whale is given space and disturbance is kept to a minimum", he said.
The British Divers Marine Life Rescue said it was monitoring the situation. "There have been just 20 sightings of beluga whales off the United Kingdom coast previously, but these have occurred off Northumberland, Northern Ireland and Scotland".
In 2006 a northern bottlenose whale shocked Londoners as it swam up the River Thames as rescuers tried in vain to save it.
According to National Geographic magazine, beluga whales can range from 13 to 20 feet in length. They are known for their bulbous forehead, known as a "melon", which allows them to make various facial expressions due to its flexibility. Though common in the Arctic Ocean's coastal waters, they are found in subarctic waters as well and migrate southward in large herds when the sea freezes over.
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