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

September 1 - September 30, 2001
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)

9/30 2     Humpback Whales
  9     Blue Whales
  350     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  500     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

9/29 12     Blue Whales
  500     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1200     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  30     Risso's Dolphins
  300     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/28 1     Humpback Whale
  3     Blue Whales
  400     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  300     Risso's Dolphins
  150     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/27 2     Humpback Whales
  40     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1000     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

9/26 2     Blue Whales
  300     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

9/25 3     Blue Whales
  15     Risso's Dolphins

9/24 2     Humpback Whales
  30     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  20     Dall's Porpoise

9/23 3     Killer Whales
  200     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  50     Risso's Dolphins
  1     Harbor Porpoise

9/22 100     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  12     Risso's Dolphins

9/21 8     Blue Whales
  10     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  10     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  44     Risso's Dolphins
  2     Northern Elephant Seals

9/20 6     Blue Whales
  5     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  414     Risso's Dolphins

9/19 2     Blue Whales
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1200     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  4     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  2     Harbor Seals

9/18 3     Killer Whales
  40     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  3000     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

9/17 2     Humpback Whales
  7     Blue Whales
  30     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  2000     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  5     Dall's Porpoise

9/16 5     Blue Whales
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

9/15 4     Blue Whales
  400     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  5     Dall's Porpoise

9/14 2     Blue Whales

9/13 6     Blue Whales
  75     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  800     Risso's Dolphins
  150     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/12 1     Humpback Whale
  30     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1     Northern Fur Seal

9/11 5     Humpback Whales
  850     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins
  2     Dall's Porpoise
  20     Harbor Porpoise
  2     Northern Fur Seals

9/10 5     Blue Whales
  4     Killer Whales
  4     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  30     Risso's Dolphins
  18     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/9 2     Humpback Whales
  7     Blue Whales
  400     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  700     Risso's Dolphins
  600     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/8 5     Blue Whales
  76     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  250     Common Dolphins
  35     Risso's Dolphins

9/6 10     Blue Whales
  5     Killer Whales

9/5 12     Blue Whales
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  100     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/4 7     Blue Whales
  6     Dall's Porpoise

9/3 12     Blue Whales

9/2 6     Humpback Whales
  7     Killer Whales
  40     Risso's Dolphins

9/1 10     Humpback Whales
  8     Blue Whales
  10     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  18     Risso's Dolphins


Note: Sightings map is not available for this month.

Copyright © 2001 R. Ternullo. No reproduction of the map or use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.

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