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

February 1 - February 28, 2001
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. Unusual sightings of other marine animals such as Leatherback Sea Turtles and Basking Sharks are also listed. 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)

2/28 15     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  300     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  800     Risso's Dolphins

2/27 12     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  40     Risso's Dolphins

2/26 13     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/25 28     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   3     Killer Whales
  500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  20     Risso's Dolphins

2/24 12     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/21 8     Gray Whales (1 trip)

2/20 9     Gray Whales (1 trip)

2/19 5     Gray Whales (1 trip)

2/18 16     Gray Whales (2 trips)

2/17 28     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   1     Killer Whale
  3000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  20     Risso's Dolphins

2/16 18     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   8     Killer Whales
  800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/15 8     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   2     Killer Whales
  4     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/14 21     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  2     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  3500     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  100     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/13 12     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   4     Killer Whales
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/12 24     Gray Whales (1 trip)

2/11 16     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  700     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/10 26     Gray Whales (2 trips)

2/9 50     Risso's Dolphins

2/8 25     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  700     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/5 20     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  800     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/4 65     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   13     Killer Whales
  2000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/3 10     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   9     Killer Whales
   1500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/2 19     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   1200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

2/1 20     Gray Whales (1 trip)


Note: Sightings map is not available for this month.

Sightings reported by B. Cutter, T. Frank, Jodie?, T. Lorenz, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, H. Neece, L.Oliver.

Copyright © 2001 R. Ternullo. No reproduction of the map or use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.

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