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

November 1-30, 2002
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     Gray Whales
  5     Killer Whales
  500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  6     Dall's Porpoise

11/29 1     Gray Whale
  600     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  75     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

11/27 3     Blue Whales

11/26 5     Blue Whales
  1     Gray Whale
  100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

11/25 6     Humpback Whales
  1     Blue Whale
  150     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  75     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

11/24 9     Humpback Whales
  5     Killer Whales
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/23 7     Humpback Whales
  3     Blue Whales
  5     Killer Whales

11/22 2     Humpback Whales
  7     Blue Whales
  3     Killer Whales

11/21 7     Blue Whales
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  15     Risso's Dolphins

11/20 2     Humpback Whales
  6     Blue Whales
  50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  100     Risso's Dolphins

11/19 5     Blue Whales
  25     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/18 6     Blue Whales
  5     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  100     Risso's Dolphins

11/17 7     Blue Whales
  6     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins
  10     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/16 7     Blue Whales
  750     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins
  20     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/15 2     Humpback Whales
  8     Blue Whales
  10     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/14 5     Humpback Whales
  1     Blue Whale
  2     Killer Whales
  250     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  1     Northern Elephant Seal

11/12 3     Blue Whales
  150     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  200     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  1     Northern Elephant Seal

11/11 9     Blue Whales
  1200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1500     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  1     Northern Elephant Seal

11/10 11     Blue Whales
  15     Dall's Porpoise

11/9 2     Humpback Whales
  700     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

11/6 43     Humpback Whales
  1     Blue Whale
  30     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

11/5 7     Blue Whales
  600     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  200     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/4 3     Blue Whales
  500     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  200     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/3 9     Blue Whales
  600     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/2 2     Humpback Whales
  9     Blue Whales
  75     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

11/1 4     Humpback Whales
  6     Blue Whales
  100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  40     Northern Right Whale Dolphins



Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by D. Davi, N. Lemon, T. Lorenz, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, S. Munro, H. Neece, L. Oliver, J. Williamson, W. Williamson.


Copyright © 2003 R. Ternullo. No use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.



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