Could Herring be the cause of east coast whale sightings?

You've probably all heard by now about the humpback whale off our coast.

Well, fishermen reckon it's here because of the unusually high numbers of Herring.

Huge shoals of the silver darlings are being caught off the East coast and it's thought the mighty whale may just be looking for dinner!

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray

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Herring linked to whale sightings

Fishermen believe that unusually high numbers of herring could be responsible for the sightings of a Humpback whale off the East coast.