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

December 26, 1997 - January 25, 1998
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. 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)

1/25 80     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

1/24 137     Gray Whales (3 trips)
 1     Killer Whale
  1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  1500     Short Beaked Common Dolphins

1/23 35     Gray Whales (1 trip)

1/22 42     Gray Whales (1 trip)

1/21 56     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  2000     Short Beaked Common Dolphins

1/20 25     Gray Whales (1 trip)
 12     Risso's Dolphins

1/19 36     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  40     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

1/18 18     Gray Whales (2 Trips)

1/17 45     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

1/16 48     Gray Whales (1 trip)
 12     Risso's Dolphins
 2     Killer Whales

1/15 12     Gray Whales (1 trip)

1/14 15     Gray Whales (1 trip)

1/13 39     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  1     Minke Whale
  450     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

1/11 69     Gray Whales (2 trips)

1/10 30     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  450     Short Beaked Common Dolphins

1/9 22     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
 3     Killer Whales

1/8 52     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  50     Short Beaked Common Dolphins
 6     Killer Whales

1/7 37     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
 3     Killer Whales

1/6 25     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  150     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
 5     Killer Whales

1/5 32     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  600     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  900     Short Beaked Common Dolphins
  20     Risso's Dolphins

1/3 14     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  100     Risso's Dolphins
         with
  50     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
  20     Short Beaked Common Dolphins

1/2 35     Gray Whales (2 trips)

12/31 38     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  130     Risso's Dolphins
  1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/30 24     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  400     Short Beaked Common Dolphins
  2     Baird's Beaked Whales
  5     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  600     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/29 10     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  300     Short Beaked Common Dolphins

12/28 13     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  2500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  5     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

12/27 10     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  45     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
    3000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/26 7     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  700     Short Beaked Common Dolphins
  15     Baird's Beaked Whales

Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by N. Black, G. Fisher, N. Lemon, H. Neece, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, L. Oliver, R. Ternullo, R/V Western Flyer, J. Williamson, W Williamson.

Copyright © 1998 R. Ternullo. No reproduction of the map or use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.

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