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

October 1-31, 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)

10/31     Humpback Whales
  600      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  800      Risso's Dolphins
  250      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/30     Humpback Whales
  1100      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  800      Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  2000      Risso's Dolphins *

10/29     Humpback Whales
  300      Risso's Dolphins

10/28     Humpback Whales
  350      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  450      Risso's Dolphins
  300      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/27     Humpback Whales
  12      Killer Whales (transient type)

10/26       No trip due to weather

10/25       No trip due to weather

10/24 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/24 a.m. 12      Humpback Whales
      Blue Whale
      Gray Whale
  50      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  30      Risso's Dolphins

10/23 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  15      Risso's Dolphins

10/23 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  400      Pacific White Sided Dolphins

10/22     Humpback Whales
  25      Pacific White Sided Dolphins

10/21 11      Humpback Whales
  50      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  20      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/20     Humpback Whales
  700      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  800      Risso's Dolphins

10/19       No trip due to weather

10/18     Humpback Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

10/17     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

10/16     Humpback Whales

10/15     Humpback Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

10/14     Humpback Whales
  20      Pacific White Sided Dolphins

10/13     Humpback Whales
  17      Bottlenose Dolphins

10/12     Humpback Whales
  500      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  700      Risso's Dolphins
  600      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/11 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/11 a.m.     Humpback Whales

10/10     Humpback Whales
  18      Dall's Porpoise

10/9       No trip due to weather

10/8 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/8 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  100      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  700      Risso's Dolphins
  150      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/7     Baird's Beaked Whales

10/6     Humpback Whales
  50      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  50      Risso's Dolphins

10/5 26      Humpback Whales
  800      Pacific White Sided Dolphins

10/4 14      Humpback Whales
  900      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1100      Risso's Dolphins
  1000      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/3 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales

10/3 a.m. 22      Humpback Whales
  500      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  700      Risso's Dolphins
  500      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/2 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

10/2 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  100      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

10/1     Humpback Whales
  100      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise



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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