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

May 1-31, 2008
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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.

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Date #     Type of Animal(s)

5/31 p.m.  2      Humpback Whales
  150      Risso's Dolphins

5/31 a.m.  26      Humpback Whales
  70      Risso's Dolphins

5/30 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

5/30 a.m. 22      Humpback Whales

5/29 p.m. 14      Humpback Whales

5/29 a.m. 20      Humpback Whales
  13      Harbor Porpoise

5/28 p.m. 18      Humpback Whales
  16      Harbor Porpoise

5/28 a.m. 14      Humpback Whales
  10      Killer Whales (transient type)

5/27 p.m. 12      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

5/27 a.m.   16      Humpback Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  1200      Risso's Dolphins
  150      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

5/26 p.m. 18      Humpback Whales
  15      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  12      Harbor Porpoise

5/26 a.m. 14      Humpback Whales
  12      Killer Whales (transient type)
  1100      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

5/25 p.m.   18      Humpback Whales

5/25 a.m. 10      Humpback Whales
  11      Killer Whales (transient type)
  15      Risso's Dolphins

5/24 p.m. 12      Humpback Whales
  15      Harbor Porpoise

5/24 a.m. 33      Humpback Whales
  10      Harbor Porpoise

5/23 p.m.   14      Humpback Whales

5/23 a.m. 16      Humpback Whales
  22      Killer Whales (transient type)
      Harbor Porpoise

5/22         No trip, poor weather

5/21         No trip, poor weather

5/20 p.m. 23      Humpback Whales
  10      Harbor Porpoise

5/20 a.m. 15      Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
      Killer Whales*
  34      Harbor Porpoise

5/19 p.m.       Humpback Whales

5/19 a.m.  12      Humpback Whales
  110      Risso's Dolphins

5/18 p.m.   34      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

5/18 a.m.   18      Humpback Whales
  17      Harbor Porpoise

5/17 p.m.   35      Humpback Whales

5/17 a.m.  36      Humpback Whales
  250      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

5/16 p.m. 30      Humpback Whales
      "Friendly" Humpbacks

5/16 a.m. 18      Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  45      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

5/15 p.m.   20      Humpback Whales

5/15 a.m.  24      Humpback Whales
  1200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  800      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

5/14 p.m.   22      Humpback Whales

5/14 a.m. 18      Humpback Whales
  20      Killer Whales (predation on sea lion)

5/13 18      Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
      Harbor Porpoise

5/12   27      Humpback Whales
  12      Harbor Porpoise

5/11 p.m.   24      Humpback Whales

5/11 a.m.   25      Humpback Whales

5/10 p.m.   20      Humpback Whales
  10      Harbor Porpoise

5/10 a.m.  23      Humpback Whales
  75      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  45      Risso's Dolphins

5/9 p.m.   10      Humpback Whales

5/9 a.m.   15      Humpback Whales

5/8   22      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

5/7   20      Humpback Whales

5/6 p.m.   18      Humpback Whales
  12      Harbor Porpoise

5/6 a.m.   20      Humpback Whales
  30      Harbor Porpoise
      Fur Seal

5/5 p.m.   19      Humpback Whales
  10      Harbor Porpoise

5/5 a.m.   24      Humpback Whales
  13      Harbor Porpoise

5/4 p.m.   18      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

5/4 a.m.   27      Humpback Whales
  16      Harbor Porpoise

5/3 p.m.   16      Humpback Whales
  18      Harbor Porpoise

5/3 a.m.  24      Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

5/2 24      Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  25      Risso's Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise

5/1 25      Humpback Whales
      Dall's Porpoise
      Killer Whales (transient type) *



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