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

March 1-31, 2007
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 p.m.     Gray Whales

3/31 a.m.     Gray Whales

3/31 early a.m.     Killer Whales (transient type)
      Bottlenose Dolphins

3/30 p.m.     Gray Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  20      Risso's Dolphins

3/30 a.m.     Killer Whale (transient type)
      Northern Fur Seal

3/29 p.m.     Gray Whales

3/29 a.m. 11      Gray Whales
  12      Risso's Dolphins

3/28 10      Gray Whales

3/27       No trip due to weather

3/26     Gray Whales

3/25 p.m. 19      Gray Whales

3/25 a.m. 15      Gray Whales

See article about resident Killer Whales off
Monterey
, including photos by Nancy Black.

3/25 early a.m. 60      Killer Whales (residents K and L pods)

3/24 p.m. 60      Killer Whales (residents K and L pods)

3/24 a.m. 17      Gray Whales
  60      Killer Whales (residents K and L pods)
      Dall's Porpoise

3/24 early a.m.     Gray Whales

3/23 p.m.     Humpback Whales

3/23 a.m.     Humpback Whales

3/22 p.m.     Gray Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

3/22 a.m.     Gray Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  35      Risso's Dolphins

3/21     Gray Whales
      Humpback Whales

3/20 14      Gray Whales

3/19 12      Gray Whales
      Humpback Whales

3/18 16      Gray Whales

3/17 p.m. 11      Gray Whales
   50      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

3/17 a.m. 15      Gray Whales
  75      Risso's Dolphins

3/17 early a.m.     Gray Whales

3/16     Gray Whales
  300      Risso's Dolphins

3/15 p.m.     Gray Whales

3/15 a.m. 11      Gray Whales

3/14 p.m. 14      Gray Whales
   100      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
   5      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

3/14 a.m. 10      Gray Whales
   10      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  300      Risso's Dolphins

3/13     Gray Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

3/12 p.m. 22      Gray Whales

3/12 a.m. 24      Gray Whales

3/11 p.m. 16      Gray Whales

3/11 a.m. 26      Gray Whales
  25      Risso's Dolphins

3/10 p.m. 11      Gray Whales

3/10 a.m. 12      Gray Whales

3/10 early a.m.     Gray Whales

3/9 10      Gray Whales

3/7 12      Gray Whales

3/6 p.m. 16      Gray Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)

3/6 a.m. 15      Gray Whales

3/5     Gray Whales

3/4 p.m. 15      Gray Whales

3/4 a.m. 16      Gray Whales

3/3 p.m.     Gray Whales

3/3 a.m. 14      Gray Whales
      Unidentified Beaked Whales
  200      Risso's Dolphins
  20      Northern Right Whale Dolphins
      Bottlenose Dolphins

3/3 early a.m.     Gray Whales
      Bottlenose Dolphins

3/2     Gray Whales
  10      Dall's Porpoise

3/1 10      Gray Whales


Sightings map is not available for this month.


Copyright © 2007 R. Ternullo. No use of the sightings information is permitted without prior approval.



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