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

June 1-30, 2002
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)

6/30 1     Humpback Whale
  5     Blue Whales

6/29 4     Blue Whales

6/28 3     Humpback Whales
  1     Minke Whale
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  500     Risso's Dolphins
  200     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/27 5     Humpback Whales
  6     Blue Whales
  350     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  30     Risso's Dolphins
  300     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/26 2     Humpback Whales
  50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  2000     Risso's Dolphins
  200     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  5     Dall's Porpoise

6/25 3     Humpback Whales
  1     Blue Whale
  125     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  350     Risso's Dolphins

6/24 5     Humpback Whales
  50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  175     Risso's Dolphins

6/23 8     Humpback Whales
  1200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  2100     Risso's Dolphins

6/22 5     Humpback Whales
  1     Sperm Whale
  130     Risso's Dolphins
  4     Dall's Porpoise
  2     Harbor Porpoise

6/21 3     Humpback Whales
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  50     Risso's Dolphins

6/20 5     Humpback Whales
  100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  400     Risso's Dolphins

6/19 14     Killer Whales
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  4     Risso's Dolphins

6/18 200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

6/17 10     Killer Whales

6/16 1     Humpback Whale
  1     Sperm Whale
  1000     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  200     Risso's Dolphins
  100     Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  1     Northern Elephant Seal

6/15 2     Humpback Whales
  1     Blue Whale
  50     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  25     Risso's Dolphins

6/14 3     Humpback Whales
  1     Blue Whale
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

6/13 4     Humpback Whales
  2     Blue Whales
  2     Minke Whales
  1000     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  40     Risso's Dolphins
  10     Harbor Porpoise

6/12 2     Humpback Whales
  3     Blue Whales
  1     Gray Whale
  5     Minke Whales
  250     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  200     Risso's Dolphins
  3     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/11 3     Humpback Whales
  300     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  100     Risso's Dolphins

6/10 1     Humpback Whale
  1500     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  2000     Risso's Dolphins
  200     Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/9 30     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

6/8 4     Humpback Whales
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins

6/7 7     Humpback Whales

6/6 2     Humpback Whales

6/5 3     Humpback Whales
  100     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  150     Risso's Dolphins

6/4 1     Sperm Whale

6/3 2     Humpback Whales
  1     Minke Whale
  200     Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  50     Risso's Dolphins
  4     Bottlenose Dolphins
  1     Northern Elephant Seal

6/2 1     Humpback Whale
  3     Harbor Porpoise

6/1 5     Humpback Whales
  1     Sperm Whale
  30     Pacific White Sided Dolphins




Click for map of these sightings.

Sightings reported by J. Lancer, N. Lemon, L. Oliver, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, H. Neece, H. Tiura.

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



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