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

December 1 - December 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)

12/31 36     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   1500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/30 65     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   900     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   20     Risso's Dolphins
   60     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

12/29 15     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   1     Sperm Whale
   1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/28 9     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   3     Killer Whales
   1200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/27 6     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/26 21     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/24 5     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   32     Bottlenose Dolphins

12/23 2     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   30     Killer Whales
   2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/22 4     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   1200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

12/21 4     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   2500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   25     Risso's Dolphins

12/20 3     Gray Whales (1 trip)

12/19 6     Gray Whales (2 trips)

12/18 4     Killer Whales (1 trip)

12/17 5     Gray Whales
   500     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   500     Risso's Dolphins
   1500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
   600     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

12/11 1     Humpback Whale
   5     Killer Whales

12/5 1200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
   300     Risso's Dolphins
   100     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by D. Davi, D. Frank, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, S. Munro, H. Neece, L. Oliver, Shearwater Journeys, J. Wettle, J. Williamson, W. Williamson.

Copyright © 2000 R. Ternullo. No reproduction of the map or use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.

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