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

March 26 - April 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)

4/25 6     Killer Whales

4/24 4     Humpback Whales
   20     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   1     Northern Fur Seal

4/23 10     Killer Whales
   2     Humpback Whales

4/22 4     Gray Whales
   15     Risso's Dolphins
   2     Harbor Porpoise

4/21 7     Humpback Whales
   15     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   2     Northern Fur Seals

4/20 2     Gray Whales
   20     Killer Whales

4/19 4     Gray Whales
   20     Killer Whales

4/17 8     Gray Whales
   2     Humpback Whales
   6     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   1     Elephant Seal

4/16 4     Gray Whales
   1     Humpback Whale
   6     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

4/15 6     Gray Whales
   4     Humpback Whales
   7     Killer Whales
   2     Dall's Porpoise

4/14 3     Gray Whales
   1     Humpback Whale
   12     Dall's Porpoise
   10     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   50     Risso's Dolphins
   4     Elephant Seals

4/13 5     Gray Whales
   7     Killer Whales
   50     Risso's Dolphins

4/11 5     Humpback Whales
   800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   20     Risso's Dolphins
   5     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   1     Northern Fur Seal
   1     Elephant Seal

4/10 4     Gray Whales
   11     Humpback Whales
   1100     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   950     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

4/9 3     Gray Whales
   7     Humpback Whales
   150     Risso's Dolphins

4/8 2     Gray Whales
   10     Humpback Whales
   700     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   50     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   4     Dall's Porpoise
   7     Killer Whales
   1     Basking Shark

4/6 7     Gray Whales (1 trip)

4/5 14     Gray Whales (2 trips)

4/4 13     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   5     Dall's Porpoise

4/2 5     Gray Whales (1 trip)

4/1 6     Gray Whales (2 trips)

3/30 7     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   150     Risso's Dolphins

3/29 6     Gray Whales (1 trip)

3/28 3     Gray Whales (1 trip)

3/27 11     Gray Whales (1 trip)

Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by British Broadcasting Corp., D. Davi, N. Lemon, B. Lucas, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, L. Oliver, R. Ortiz, R/V Pt. Sur, K. Stagnaro, 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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