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

February 1-29, 2008
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)

2/29     Gray Whales

2/26     Gray Whales

2/25     Gray Whale

2/21 18      Gray Whales

2/20     Gray Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  10      Dall's Porpoise

2/19 13      Gray Whales

2/18     Gray Whales

2/16     Gray Whales

2/15 p.m. 25      Gray Whales
  800      Risso's Dolphins

2/15 a.m. 27      Gray Whales

2/14        No trip

2/13        No trip

2/12 30      Gray Whales

2/11     Gray Whales

2/10 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/10 a.m. 12      Gray Whales

2/9 p.m. 15      Gray Whales
  35      Risso's Dolphins

2/9 a.m. 30      Gray Whales

2/8     Gray Whales
      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  500      Risso's Dolphins
      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/7 20      Gray Whales
  100      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  50      Risso's Dolphins

2/6 p.m. 25      Gray Whales

2/6 a.m. 20      Gray Whales

2/5 p.m. 20      Gray Whales

2/5 a.m. 22      Gray Whales
  45      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  700      Risso's Dolphins
  150      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/4     Gray Whales

2/3       No trip, poor weather

2/2 p.m. 40      Killer Whales (Southern Resident type)
      Gray Whales

2/2 a.m. 26      Gray Whales

2/2 early a.m.     Gray Whales
  800      Risso's Dolphins

2/1 28      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  500      Risso's Dolphins


Sightings map is not available for this month.


Copyright © 2008 R. Ternullo. No use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.



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