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

August 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)

8/31 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/31 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  15      Risso's Dolphins

8/30     Humpback Whales

8/29 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/29 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

8/28 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/28 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  10      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  50      Risso's Dolphins

8/27 p.m.     Humpback Whale

8/27 a.m.     Humpback Whales

8/26 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/26 a.m.     Humpback Whale
      Killer Whales
  50      Risso's Dolphins

8/25 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  15      Risso's Dolphins

8/25 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales
  15      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  50      Risso's Dolphins

8/24 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/24 a.m.     Humpback Whales

8/23 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/23 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  15      Risso's Dolphins

8/22 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/22 a.m.     Humpback Whales

8/21     Humpback Whale
  10      Bottlenose Dolphins

8/20 p.m.     Killer Whales (transient type)
      Harbor Porpoise

8/20 a.m.     Humpback Whale
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  12      Harbor Porpoise

8/19 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales *

8/19 a.m.     Humpback Whales
   100      Risso's Dolphins

8/18 p.m.     Humpback Whales

8/18 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

8/17 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)

8/17 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise
      Killer Whales *

8/16     Humpback Whales

8/15 12      Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales
      Bottlenose Dolphins

8/14 11      Humpback Whales

8/13     Humpback Whales
  500      Short-beaked Common Dolphins
  50      Risso's Dolphins

8/12     Humpback Whales
  250      Risso's Dolphins

8/11     Humpback Whales
  200      Risso's Dolphins

8/10     Humpback Whales

8/9     Humpback Whales
      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

8/8     Humpback Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  300    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

8/7     Humpback Whales

8/6 26      Humpback Whales
  500      Risso's Dolphins

8/5 p.m. 35      Humpback Whales
  15      Risso's Dolphins

8/5 a.m. 48      Humpback Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

8/4 p.m.     Humpback Whale
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  10      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

8/4 a.m.     Humpback Whale
  11      Killer Whales (transient type)

8/3     Humpback Whale

8/2     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whale

8/1     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  30      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  20    Northern Right Whale Dolphins


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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