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

August 1 - August 31, 1999
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)

8/31 7     Humpback Whales

8/29 18     Humpback Whales
   370     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   20     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

8/28 6     Humpback Whales
   1     Sperm Whale
   3     Baird's Beaked Whales
   12     Risso's Dolphins

8/26 1     Sperm Whale
   2     Leatherback Sea Turtles

8/25 1     Sperm Whale
   8     Baird's Beaked Whales

8/24 2     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   1     Sperm Whale
   6     Killer Whale
   16     Dall's Porpoise

8/22 4     Humpback Whales
   2     Minke Whales
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

8/21 3     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   300     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   22     Dall's Porpoise
   1     Elephant Seal

8/19 35     Humpback Whales
   1     Minke Whale
   600     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   100     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

8/17 13     Humpback Whales
   2     Sperm Whales
   1     Minke Whale
   15     Dall's Porpoise

8/15 6     Humpback Whales
   1     Blue Whale
   1     Sperm Whale
   1     Minke Whale
   9     Dall's Porpoise

8/14 1     Killer Whale
   30     Risso's Dolphins

8/13 7     Humpback Whales
   1     Sperm Whale
   100     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   10     Bottlenose Dolphins
   30     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

8/12 4     Humpback Whales
   1     Minke Whale
   1     Elephant Seal

8/11 2     Elephant Seals
   1     Northern Fur Seal

8/10 3     Humpback Whales
   5     Blue Whales
   2     Minke Whales
   200     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   25     Risso's Dolphins
   53     Dall's Porpoise

8/8 40     Humpback Whales
   3     Blue Whales
   6     Cuvier's Beaked Whales
   35     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   100     Risso's Dolphins
   25     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   13     Dall's Porpoise
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

8/7 4     Humpback Whales
   1     Blue Whale
   1     Minke Whale
   7     Cuvier's Beaked Whales
   50     Risso's Dolphins
   10     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   1     Elephant Seal
   1     Northern Fur Seal

8/5 1     Minke Whale
   15     Risso's Dolphins

8/3 33     Humpback Whales
   1     Sperm Whale
   1     Minke Whale
   20     Risso's Dolphins

8/2 4     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

8/1 39     Humpback Whales
   200     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   100     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by Cheeseman Ecology Tours, S. Dutton, T. Jones, D. Frank, N. Lemon, B. Lucas, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, H. Neece, L. Oliver, R/V Ed Ricketts, R/V John H. Martin, R/V Pt. Sur, Shearwater Journeys, H. Tiura, J. Williamson.

Copyright © 1999 R. Ternullo. No reproduction of the map or use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.

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