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

September 1-30, 2002
compiled by Richard Ternullo

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Marine Mammal Sightings Map (20K)

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

Blue whales appeared in groups of up to 30 individuals, scattered throughout the Bay and outer waters. Killer whales were observed killing sea lions.

About 1000 California sea lions are hauled out on the Monterey Breakwater.

Harbor seals and sea otters are seen from Monterey Harbor along rocky coasts to Pt. Lobos and in Elkhorn Slough.

Click for September 2002 daily sightings list (corresponding to map above).

The sightings plotted above were compiled by Richard Ternullo for the period 9/1/02 to 9/30/02.

Sightings reported by ACS Whale Watching Trip, J. Aliotti, R. Aliotti, D. Davi, G. Fisher, D. Lemon, N. Lemon, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, H. Neece.

Copyright © 2002 R. Ternullo. No reproduction of the map or use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.

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