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

October 1 - October 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)

10/31 5     Blue Whales
  75     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  300     Risso's Dolphins

10/29 6     Blue Whales
  5     Killer Whales
  50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  100     Risso's Dolphins
  75     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/28 7     Blue Whales
  4     Killer Whales
  1200     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

10/27 3     Humpback Whales
  12     Blue Whales
  150     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

10/26 5     Blue Whales
  500     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  30     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/25 2     Blue Whales
  4     Killer Whales
  9     Dall's Porpoise

10/24 2     Humpback Whales

10/22 100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  150     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/21 4     Blue Whales
  6     Dall's Porpoise

10/20 2     Blue Whales
  7     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  3     Dall's Porpoise

10/19 6     Blue Whales
  20     Risso's Dolphins

10/18 1     Humpback Whale
  9     Blue Whales

10/17 10     Blue Whales
  20     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

10/16 5     Humpback Whales
  4     Blue Whales
  175     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

10/15 9     Blue Whales
  150     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

10/14 6     Humpback Whales
  8     Blue Whales
  15     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  250     Risso's Dolphins
  50     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  12     Dall's Porpoise

10/13 2     Humpback Whales
  8     Blue Whales
  1     Killer Whale
  1500     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins
  75     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/12 12     Blue Whales
  6     Dall's Porpoise

10/11 11     Blue Whales
  7     Killer Whales
  20     Risso's Dolphins

10/10 8     Blue Whales
  25     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

10/9 5     Blue Whales
  800     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  6     Dall's Porpoise

10/8 6     Blue Whales
  15     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  50     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  40     Risso's Dolphins

10/7 7     Blue Whales
  25     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins
  400     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/6 250     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1200     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  1000     Risso's Dolphins
  50     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  12     Dall's Porpoise

10/5 3     Blue Whales
  4     Killer Whales
  1500     Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  35     Risso's Dolphins
  1     Northern Elephant Seal

10/3 1     Blue Whale
  350     Long-beaked Common Dolphins

10/2 8     Humpback Whales
  3     Killer Whales
  500     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  20     Risso's Dolphins
  1000     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  1     Northern Fur Seal

10/1 4     Humpback Whales
  30     Risso's Dolphins
  1     Northern Elephant Seal


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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