Orcinus orca (Killer Whale)
Observed in the Hyacinthe Bay Stewardship Area (2019).
BC List: There are 6 populations of orca in BC waters; at least three of these are known to spend some time in the waters around the Discovery Islands. Five of the six populations are red-listed, the sixth is unlisted.
For more information see http://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/efauna/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Orcinus orca&ilifeform=38
Photo by Mark Malleson