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

Febuary 1-28, 2006
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      Gray Whales
  40      Risso's Dolphins

2/27        No trip, poor weather

2/26 p.m.        No trip, poor weather

2/26 a.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
      Minke Whale

2/26 early a.m. 11      Gray Whales
  2200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  1600      Risso's Dolphins
  800      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/25 p.m.     Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  2500      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  2000      Risso's Dolphins
  1500      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/25 a.m.     Gray Whales
  300      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  900      Risso's Dolphins
  250      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/25 early a.m.      Gray Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

2/24 p.m.      Gray Whales
  600      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  500      Risso's Dolphins

2/24 a.m.      Gray Whales
  1000      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  30      Risso's Dolphins

2/23 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/23 a.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  800      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  25      Risso's Dolphins

2/22 p.m.     Gray Whales
  45      Risso's Dolphins

2/22 a.m.      Gray Whales
  75      Risso's Dolphins

2/21 p.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  50      Risso's Dolphins

2/21 a.m.      Gray Whales

2/20 p.m.      Gray Whale
      Humpback Whale

2/20 a.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whales

2/19 p.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  45      Risso's Dolphins

2/19 a.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  50      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  12      Short-beaked Common Dolphins
  60      Risso's Dolphins

2/19 early a.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whales

2/18 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  600      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  500      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/18 a.m.      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  30      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

       
2/18 early a.m. 180      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

2/17     Gray Whales
  150      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  2100      Risso's Dolphins
  800      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/16       Gray Whales
  120      Risso's Dolphins

2/15       No trip

2/14     Gray Whales
  50      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  300      Risso's Dolphins

2/13 p.m.     Gray Whales
  50      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  250      Risso's Dolphins

2/13 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/12 p.m.       Gray Whales
  450      Risso's Dolphins

2/12 a.m.       Gray Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

2/12 early a.m. 11      Gray Whales

       
2/11 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/11 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/11 early a.m.     Gray Whales

2/10 p.m.       Gray Whales
  15      Risso's Dolphins

2/10 a.m.       Gray Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

2/9       Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  20      Risso's Dolphins

2/8 p.m. 10      Gray Whales
  55      Risso's Dolphins
      Northern Right Whale Dolphin

2/8 a.m.     Gray Whales
  10      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

2/7 p.m.       Gray Whales
  200      Risso's Dolphins

2/7 a.m.       Gray Whales
  1000      Risso's Dolphins

2/6 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/6 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/5 p.m.       Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale

2/5 a.m.       Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale

2/5 early a.m.  400      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

2/4 p.m.       Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale

2/4 a.m.       Gray Whales
      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

2/4 early a.m.     Humpback Whale

2/3 p.m.     Gray Whales
  10      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

2/3 a.m.       Gray Whales
  25      Risso's Dolphins

2/2     Gray Whales

2/1 p.m.       Gray Whales
  35      Risso's Dolphins

2/1 a.m.   12      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  60      Risso's Dolphins


Sightings map is not available for this month.


Copyright © 2006 R. Ternullo. No use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.



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