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

July 1-31, 2006
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)

7/31     Humpback Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

7/30     Humpback Whales
  40      Risso's Dolphins

7/29 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  10      Risso's Dolphins

7/29 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  50      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  85      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

7/28 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  40      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  450      Risso's Dolphins
  25    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/28 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  40      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  450      Risso's Dolphins
  25    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/27 p.m.     Humpback Whales

7/27 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Gray Whale
  120      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  275      Risso's Dolphins

7/26 p.m.     Humpback Whales

7/26 a.m.     Humpback Whale
  40      Risso's Dolphins

7/25 p.m.     Humpback Whales

7/25 a.m.     Humpback Whale
  35      Risso's Dolphins

7/24 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  150      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

7/24 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  30      Risso's Dolphins
  20    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/23 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  30      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  120      Risso's Dolphins
  70    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/23 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  45      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

7/22 p.m.     Humpback Whale
  15      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  230      Risso's Dolphins

7/22 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  700      Risso's Dolphins
  250    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/21 p.m. 275      Risso's Dolphins
  200    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/21 a.m.     Humpback Whale
      Blue Whales
  80      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  325      Risso's Dolphins
  120    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/20 p.m.     Humpback Whales

7/20 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  60      Risso's Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise

7/19 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales

7/19 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  185      Risso's Dolphins
  300    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/18     Blue Whales
  10      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  60      Risso's Dolphins

7/17 p.m.     Blue Whales

7/17 a.m.     Blue Whales
      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise
      Northern Elephant Seal

7/16     Humpback Whales
  600      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  200    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/15     Humpback Whales
  65      Risso's Dolphins

7/14 p.m.     Humpback Whale

7/14 a.m.     Humpback Whale
      Risso's Dolphins

7/13 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  1500      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  50    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/13 a.m. 18      Humpback Whales
  1300      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  800      Risso's Dolphins
  320    Northern Right Whale Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

7/12 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  550      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  600      Risso's Dolphins
  500    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

7/12 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  1500      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  1200      Risso's Dolphins
  1500    Northern Right Whale Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

7/11     Humpback Whales
  40      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

7/10     Humpback Whales
  900      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  250      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

7/9     Humpback Whales
  30      Dall's Porpoise

7/8 p.m.     Humpback Whale

7/8 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

7/7 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

7/7 a.m.     Humpback Whale
  220      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

7/6     Humpback Whales
  1600      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  300      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  200      Risso's Dolphins

7/5 p.m.     Humpback Whales

7/5 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  1000      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

7/4 p.m.     Humpback Whale

7/4 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  70      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

7/3     Humpback Whales
  125      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise
      Northern Elephant Seal

7/2     Humpback Whales

7/1     Humpback Whales


Sightings map is not available for this month.


Copyright © 2006 R. Ternullo. No use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.



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