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

November 1-30, 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)

11/30     Humpback Whales
  13      Killer Whales (transient type)
      Dall's Porpoise

11/29

12      Humpback Whales
    25      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

11/28       No trip

11/27       No trip

11/26 11      Humpback Whales
      Gray Whale
  35      Risso's Dolphins

11/25 p.m.     Humpback Whales

11/25 a.m.

23      Humpback Whales
  30      Dall's Porpoise
      Elephant Seal

11/24 p.m.

14      Humpback Whales
      Elephant Seal

11/24 a.m. 12      Humpback Whales
      Killer Whale (transient type, predation on sea lion)
  25      Risso's Dolphins

11/23       No trip

11/22     Humpback Whales
  10      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

11/21     Humpback Whales
  26      Dall's Porpoise

11/20

    Humpback Whales
    10      Common Dolphins
  50      Risso's Dolphins
      Elephant Seal

11/19 p.m.

    Humpback Whales
    100      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  300      Risso's Dolphins
  150    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/19 a.m.

    Humpback Whales
    125      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  400      Risso's Dolphins
  50    Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  55      Dall's Porpoise

11/18 p.m.     Humpback Whales

11/18 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  25      Risso's Dolphins
  15      Dall's Porpoise

11/17       No trip

11/16 12      Humpback Whales

11/15 16      Humpback Whales

11/14     Humpback Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

11/13     Humpback Whales

11/12 p.m.     Humpback Whales

11/12 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  40      Risso's Dolphins

11/11     Humpback Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

11/10 p.m.     Humpback Whales

11/10 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)

11/9       No trip, poor weather

11/8     Humpback Whales
  12      Dall's Porpoise

11/7     Humpback Whales
  200      Short-beaked Common Dolphins
  150      Risso's Dolphins
  35      Dall's Porpoise

11/6     Humpback Whales
  50      Risso's Dolphins
      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/5 p.m.     Humpback Whales

11/5 a.m.

16      Humpback Whales
  60      Risso's Dolphins
  20    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/4 p.m.

    Humpback Whales
  500      Risso's Dolphins
  500    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

11/4 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  12      Risso's Dolphins
  15      Dall's Porpoise

11/3

    Humpback Whales
    200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  600      Risso's Dolphins
  250    Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  23      Dall's Porpoise

11/1 p.m.     Humpback Whales

11/1 a.m. 16      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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