Monterey Bay Whale Watch
List of Marine Mammal Sightings in the Monterey Bay Region

November 1 - November 30, 2000
compiled by Richard Ternullo

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Note -- In addition to sightings on Monterey Bay Whale Watch trips, this list includes all reported marine mammal sightings for this region. Unusual sightings of other marine animals such as Leatherback Sea Turtles and Basking Sharks are also listed. California Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, and Southern Sea Otters, which are seen on all whale watching trips, are not included in the list.

Date #     Type of Animal(s)

11/30 2     Humpback Whales
   1     Gray Whale
   1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/26 2     Blue Whales
   1     Killer Whale
   50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   3500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   100     Risso's Dolphins
   5     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/25 5     Humpback Whales
   3     Blue Whales
   400     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   700     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   1000     Risso's Dolphins
   400     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/24 13     Humpback Whales
   8     Killer Whales
   400     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   1000     Risso's Dolphins
   300     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   6     Dall's Porpoise

11/22 20     Humpback Whales
   1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   16     Risso's Dolphins

11/21 22     Humpback Whales

11/20 16     Humpback Whales
   400     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   2200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/19 24     Humpback Whales
   8     Killer Whales
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/18 18     Humpback Whales
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/17 40     Humpback Whales
   5     Killer Whales
   1500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   5     Risso's Dolphins
   16     Dall's Porpoise
   1     Northern Elephant Seal

11/16 30     Humpback Whales
   1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/15 50     Humpback Whales
   1     Blue Whale
   100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   500     Risso's Dolphins
   5     Dall's Porpoise

11/14 48     Humpback Whales
   2500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   40     Dall's Porpoise

11/12 30     Humpback Whales
   1     Gray Whale
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   50     Risso's Dolphins
   10     Dall's Porpoise

11/11 26     Humpback Whales
   1500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/10 29     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   5     Dall's Porpoise

11/8 38     Humpback Whales
   5     Blue Whales
   200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   2500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   800     Risso's Dolphins
   300     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   1     Short-finned Pilot Whale (deceased)

11/7 50     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   500     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/5 65     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   600     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   1000     Risso's Dolphins
   20     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   13     Dall's Porpoise

11/4 70     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   500     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
   100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

11/3 12     Blue Whales
   1     Humpback Whale
   1000     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
   50     Risso's Dolphins

11/2 3     Blue Whales
   300     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
   500     Risso's Dolphins

Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by ACS National (fundraising trip), J. Wetle, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, K. Whitaker, J. Williamson.

Copyright © 2000 R. Ternullo. No reproduction of the map or use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.

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