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

April 1-30, 2007
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)

4/30 24      Killer Whales (transient type)
      Humpback Whales

4/29 p.m.     Killer Whales (transient type)
      Humpback Whales

4/29 a.m.     Humpback Whales

4/28 p.m.     Humpback Whales

4/28 a.m.     Humpback Whales

4/28 early a.m.     Humpback Whales

4/27 p.m. 14      Killer Whales (transient type, feeding on gray whale)
      Humpback Whales

4/27 a.m.     Killer Whales (transient type)
      Humpback Whales

4/26     Killer Whales (transient type, hunting elephant seal)

4/25     Humpback Whales

4/24     Humpback Whales
  425      Risso's Dolphins
  75      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

4/23 p.m. 13      Killer Whales (transient type, feeding)

4/23 a.m. 13      Killer Whales (transient type, predation on gray whale)

4/22 p.m.     Humpback Whales

4/22 a.m.     Humpback Whale
      Dall's Porpoise

4/22 early a.m. 13      Killer Whales (transient type, feeding on gray whale from 4/21)

4/21 p.m.     Killer Whales (transient type, predation on gray whale)
      Humpback Whales

4/21 a.m.     Killer Whales (transient type, predation on gray whale)
      Humpback Whales

4/20 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

4/20 a.m. 23      Humpback Whales
  250      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

4/19 p.m. 17      Humpback Whales

4/19 a.m. 21      Humpback Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

4/18 10      Humpback Whales

4/17        No trip, poor weather

4/16     Humpback Whales

4/15        No trip, poor weather

4/14 p.m.     Humpback Whales

4/14 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  12      Harbor Porpoise

4/14 early a.m.     Humpback Whales

4/13 p.m. 10      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

4/13 a.m. 12      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

4/12        No trip, poor weather

4/11 p.m.     Humpback Whales

4/11 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

4/10     Humpback Whales

4/9     Poor weather
      Harbor Porpoise

4/8 p.m.     Gray Whales
      Humpback Whales

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

4/8 early a.m. 15      Fin Whales
      Humpback Whales

4/7 p.m.     Humpback Whales

4/7 a.m.     Humpback Whales

4/7 early a.m.     Harbor Porpoise

4/6 p.m. 33      Killer Whales (transient type, feeding on gray whale from 4/5)
      Dall's Porpoise

4/6 a.m. 15      Killer Whales (transient type, feeding on gray whale from 4/5)

4/5 p.m. 10      Killer Whales (transient type)

4/5 a.m. 10      Killer Whales (transient type, predation on gray whale)

4/4 p.m.     Gray Whales

4/4 a.m.     Humpback Whale
      Dall's Porpoise

4/3 p.m.     Gray Whales

4/3 a.m.     Gray Whales

4/2 p.m.     Gray Whales

4/2 a.m.     Gray Whales
   350      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

4/1 a.m.     Gray Whales
   50      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  20      Risso's Dolphins
  20      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

4/1 early a.m.     Gray Whales
   400      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  20      Northern Right Whale Dolphins


Sightings map is not available for this month.


Copyright © 2007 R. Ternullo. No use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.



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