Famed white whale spotted off Australia’s Gold Coast

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SYDNEY — The famed white whale Migaloo has been spotted off Queensland, Australia’s Gold Coast.

Migaloo is making his annual migration toward the Great Barrier Reef.

This is the first time the humpback has been seen in 2017.

The whale first gained the public’s attention in 1991 as the first known white humpback whale.

His name, Migaloo, is an indigenous word for “white person.”