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

October 26 - November 30, 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)

11/25 100     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

11/24 4     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   1     Fin Whale
   1     Gray Whale
   1100     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   250     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

11/22 24     Humpback Whales
   15     Blue Whales
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   10     Dall's Porpoise
   1     Elephant Seal

11/21 8     Humpback Whales
   12     Blue Whales
   3     Fin Whales
   10     Killer Whales
   1     Minke Whale
   1200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   2000     Common Dolphin sp.
   25     Risso's Dolphins

11/19 5     Humpback Whales
   8     Blue Whales

11/15 21     Humpback Whales
   10     Blue Whales
   4     Fin Whales
   1100     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   400     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   5     Dall's Porpoise

11/14 200     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

11/13 6     Humpback Whales
   9     Blue Whales
   2     Killer Whales
   800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   12     Risso's Dolphins
   6     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins
   20     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   5     Harbor Porpoise
   1     Elephant Seal

11/12 5     Humpback Whales
   3     Blue Whales
   10     Fin whales

11/10 3     Humpback Whales
   4     Killer Whales
   1     Minke Whale
   2500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   20     Risso's Dolphins
   6     Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

11/3 5     Blue Whales
   21     Killer Whales
   700     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

11/1 3     Humpback Whales
   1500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

10/31 3     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   600     Short Beaked Common Dolphins
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   15     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/29 2     Humpback Whales
   700     Risso's Dolphins
   100     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/27 5     Humpback Whales
   3     Blue Whales
   2     Fin Whales
   1300     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by J. Jones, T. Kieckhefer, N. Lemon, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, S. Munro, H. Neece, R. Ortiz, P. Sammett, M. Ricketts, R/V Pt. Lobos, Shearwater Journeys, J. 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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