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

October 1 - October 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)

10/31 16     Humpback Whales
   100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   80     Risso's Dolphins
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/30 31     Humpback Whales
   75     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   50     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   40     Dall's Porpoise

10/28 10     Humpback Whales

10/27 12     Humpback Whales

10/26 9     Humpback Whales
   6     Dall's Porpoise

10/24 10     Humpback Whales
   19     Killer Whales
   100     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

10/23 17     Humpback Whales
   1     Gray Whale
   1     Blue Whale
   1     Minke Whale
   800     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

10/21 9     Humpback Whales
   30     Risso's Dolphins
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/20 10     Humpback Whales
   200     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   1     Northern Elephant Seal

10/19 8     Humpback Whales
   1     Blue Whale
   10     Killer Whales
   75     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   20     Dall's Porpoise

10/18 1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/17 14     Humpback Whales
   16     Dall's Porpoise

10/16 20     Humpback Whales
   450     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   750     Risso's Dolphins
   500     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   15     Dall's Porpoise
   1     Northern Elephant Seal
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/15 3     Baird's Beaked Whales
   2000     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

10/14 9     Humpback Whales
   600     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   2     Leatherback Sea Turtles

10/13 5     Humpback Whales
   6     Killer Whales
   200     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   300     Risso's Dolphins
   150     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/11 13     Humpback Whales
   6     Killer Whales
   20     Risso's Dolphins

10/10 26     Humpback Whales
   5     Killer Whales
   350     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/9 27     Humpback Whales
   2     Killer Whales
   200     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

10/8 36     Humpback Whales
   2     Killer Whales
   50     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   3     Dall's Porpoise
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/7 15     Humpback Whales
   18     Baird's Beaked Whales
   200     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

10/6 17     Humpback Whales
   1     Minke Whale
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/5 14     Humpback Whales
   17     Dall's Porpoise

10/4 11     Humpback Whales
   5     Dall's Porpoise
   1     Elephant Seal
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/3 12     Humpback Whales
   2     Blue Whales
   1     Sperm Whale
   600     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   500     Risso's Dolphins
   300     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   2     Northern Elephant Seals
   5     Northern Fur Seals
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/2 17     Humpback Whales
   1     Blue Whale
   2000     Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   1000     Risso's Dolphins
   2000     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
   1     Northern Elephant Seal
   3     Northern Fur Seals
   1     Leatherback Sea Turtle

10/1 6     Baird's Beaked Whales

Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by C. Davis, D. Davi, J. Green, T. Jones, N. Lemon, Monterey Bay Pelagics, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, Oceanic Society Expeditions, R. Ortiz, P. Sammit, Shearwater Journeys, R. Ternullo, H. Tiura, W. Williamson, T. Zoliniack.

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

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