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

October 1-31, 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)

10/31 32      Humpback Whales
      Risso's Dolphins

10/30 23      Humpback Whales

10/29 p.m. 20      Humpback Whales

10/29 a.m. 22      Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  40      Risso's Dolphins
  10      Dall's Porpoise

10/28 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/28 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  80      Risso's Dolphins
  20      Dall's Porpoise

10/27 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins
  16      Dall's Porpoise

10/27 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  40      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  25      Dall's Porpoise
      Elephant Seal

10/26 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/26 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  110      Risso's Dolphins
  15      Dall's Porpoise

10/25 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/25 a.m.     Humpback Whales

10/24 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  10      Dall's Porpoise

10/24 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Minke Whale
  18      Dall's Porpoise

10/23 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  12      Dall's Porpoise

10/23 a.m. 12      Humpback Whales
  20      Dall's Porpoise

10/22 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  15      Dall's Porpoise

10/22 a.m.     Humpback Whales

10/21 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  35      Risso's Dolphins

10/21 a.m.     Humpback Whales

10/20 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  12      Dall's Porpoise

10/20 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

10/19 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/19 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

10/18 p.m. 11      Humpback Whales

10/18 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  25      Risso's Dolphins
  10      Dall's Porpoise

10/17 12      Humpback Whales

10/16 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/16 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  50      Risso's Dolphins

10/15 p.m.     Humpback Whale

10/15 a.m.     Humpback Whales

10/14 p.m.     Humpback Whales
    25      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  20      Risso's Dolphins

10/14 a.m.     Humpback Whales
    15      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  20      Risso's Dolphins

10/13 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/13 a.m.     Humpback Whales

10/12     Humpback Whales
  25      Risso's Dolphins

10/11 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/11 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  10      Dall's Porpoise

10/10 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/10 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Elephant Seal

10/9     Humpback Whales

10/8 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/8 a.m.     Humpback Whales

10/7 p.m. 10      Humpback Whales
    250      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  600      Risso's Dolphins
  350    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/7 a.m. 11      Humpback Whales
    250      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  600      Risso's Dolphins
  350    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/6 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/6 a.m.     Humpback Whales
    30      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

10/5 p.m.     Humpback Whales

10/5 a.m.     Humpback Whales
    25      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  120      Risso's Dolphins
  40    Northern Right Whale Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

10/4 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  30      Bottlenose Dolphins

10/4 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  500      Risso's Dolphins
  25    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/3 p.m.     Humpback Whales
    120      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  700      Risso's Dolphins
  500    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/3 a.m.     Humpback Whales
    120      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  700      Risso's Dolphins
  500    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/2 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  60      Risso's Dolphins

10/2 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins
  1000    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/1 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  300      Risso's Dolphins
  20    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

10/1 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  350      Risso's Dolphins
  50    Northern Right Whale Dolphins
      Northern Fur Seals


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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