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

March 1 - March 31, 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)

3/31 16     Gray Whales (3 trips)
  700     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

3/30 37     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   12     Killer Whales
  600     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  55     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

3/28 12     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  700     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  30     Risso's Dolphins

3/27 15     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  20     Risso's Dolphins

3/26 6     Gray Whales (1 trip)

3/25 16     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  18     Killer Whales

3/24 59     Gray Whales (3 trips)
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

3/23 20     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  80   Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  200     Risso's Dolphins
  12     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

3/22 22     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  80     Risso's Dolphins

3/21 37     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  400     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

3/20 25     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   32     Killer Whales
  100     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins
  15     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

3/19 27     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  10     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  30     Risso's Dolphins

3/18 15     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  75     Risso's Dolphins

3/17 26     Gray Whales (2 trips)
   4     Killer Whales
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  5     Dall's Porpoise

3/16 12     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   6     Killer Whales
  300     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

3/15 12     Gray Whales (1 trip)
   5     Killer Whales
  12     Bottlenose Dolphins

3/14 26     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  500     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  5     Dall's Porpoise

3/13 20     Gray Whales (1 trip)

3/12 7     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins

3/11 34     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  1     Humpback Whale
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  200     Risso's Dolphins

3/10 14     Gray Whales (2 trips)

3/9 6     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  300     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

3/8 7     Gray Whales (1 trip)

3/7 14     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  1     Humpback Whale

3/6 8     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  100     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  300     Risso's Dolphins

3/5 13     Gray Whales (1 trip)

3/3 16     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  100     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  50     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

3/2 18     Gray Whales (2 trips)
  200     Long Beaked Common Dolphins

3/1 9     Gray Whales (1 trip)
  1000     Long Beaked Common Dolphins
  30     Risso's Dolphins



Note: Sightings map is not available for this month.

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

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