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

October 1 - October 31, 2000
compiled by Richard Ternullo

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Marine Mammal Sightings Map (20K)

Note: Numerous California Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, and Southern Sea Otters are seen on all trips, and are not plotted on the chart.


Blue Whales continue to provide excellent opportunities throughout the reporting period. This has been the best Blue Whale viewing in many years. By this time next month Gray Whales will be the dominant baleen whale and will be seen from shore and from boats.

Dolphins have been present in relatively large numbers and have been seen nearly daily from whalewatching boats.

Click for October 2000 daily sightings list (corresponding to map above).

The sightings plotted above were compiled by Richard Ternullo for the period 10/1/00 to 10/31/00.

Sightings reported by G. Fisher, T. Kieckhefer, T. Lorenz, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, Monterey Peninsula Audubon Society, L. Oliver, P. Samitt, J. Williamson, A.J. Young.

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

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