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

February 1-29, 2004
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)

2/29 p.m. 13     Gray Whales

2/29 a.m. 10     Gray Whales

2/28 p.m. 12     Gray Whales

2/28 a.m. 13     Gray Whales

2/28 early a.m. 6     Gray Whales
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

2/27 p.m. 8     Gray Whales

2/27 a.m. 16     Gray Whales

2/26       No trips (weather)

2/25       No trips (weather)

2/24 8     Gray Whales
  10     Humpback Whales
  1000     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  500   Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/23 p.m. 5     Gray Whales
  2     Humpback Whales *

2/23 a.m. 6     Gray Whales
  2     Killer Whales (transient type)

2/22 p.m. 12     Gray Whales
  4-5     Killer Whales *

2/22 a.m. 16     Gray Whales

2/21 p.m. 18     Gray Whales

2/21 a.m. 11     Gray Whales

2/21 early a.m. 13     Gray Whales

2/20 p.m. 11     Gray Whales

2/20 a.m. 9     Gray Whales
  80   Risso's Dolphins

2/19 p.m. 5     Gray Whales
  7     Killer Whales

2/19 a.m. 3     Gray Whales
  7     Killer Whales (offshore type)

2/18 a.m. 3     Gray Whales

2/17       No trips (weather)

2/16 a.m. 3     Gray Whales

2/15 p.m. 10     Gray Whales

2/15 a.m. 6     Gray Whales
  30     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

2/14 p.m. 3     Gray Whales
  35   Risso's Dolphins

2/14 a.m. 4     Gray Whales
  500     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  600   Risso's Dolphins
  400   Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/13 p.m. 6     Gray Whales

2/13 a.m. 5     Gray Whales

2/12 p.m. 5     Gray Whales
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  500   Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/12 a.m. 6     Gray Whales
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1700   Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/11 p.m. 6     Gray Whales

2/11 a.m. 7     Gray Whales

2/10 p.m. 5     Gray Whales

2/10 a.m. 6     Gray Whales

2/9 p.m. 10     Gray Whales
  15     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

2/9 a.m. 7     Gray Whales

2/8 p.m. 9     Gray Whales

2/8 a.m. 11     Gray Whales

2/7 p.m. 7     Gray Whales

2/7 a.m. 8     Gray Whales
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

2/6 p.m. 9     Gray Whales

2/6 a.m. 16     Gray Whales

2/5 p.m. 6     Gray Whales

2/5 a.m. 11     Gray Whales
  60   Risso's Dolphins

2/4 8     Gray Whales

2/3       No trips (weather)

2/2       No trips (weather)

2/1 p.m. 12     Gray Whales
  130   Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  35   Risso's Dolphins

2/1 a.m. 16     Gray Whales
  250     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  130   Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  4000   Risso's Dolphins



Sightings map is not available for this month.


Copyright © 2004 R. Ternullo. No use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.



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