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

January 1-31, 2010
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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.

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Date #     Type of Animal(s)

1/31 p.m. 12      Gray Whales
  600      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

1/31 a.m. 32      Gray Whales
  600      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

1/30 p.m. 26      Gray Whales

1/30 a.m. 15      Gray Whales
  75      Risso's Dolphins

1/29 p.m.     Gray Whale

1/29 a.m.     Gray Whales

1/28 p.m. 16      Gray Whales
  25      Risso's Dolphins

1/28 a.m. 22      Gray Whales

1/27 35      Gray Whales
  900      Risso's Dolphins
  10      Harbor Porpoise

1/24 p.m. 26      Gray Whales
  400      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  220      Risso's Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise

1/24 a.m. 38      Gray Whales
  70      Risso's Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise

1/23 p.m. 25      Gray Whales

1/23 a.m. 28      Gray Whales
  60      Risso's Dolphins
  10      Harbor Porpoise

1/22 27      Gray Whales
  300      Risso's Dolphins

1/21        No trip, weather

1/20        No trip, weather

1/19        No trip, weather

1/18        No trip, weather

1/17 a.m. 21      Gray Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

1/17 early a.m. 18      Gray Whales

1/16 p.m. 32      Gray Whales

1/16 a.m. 17      Gray Whales
  380      Risso's Dolphins

1/16 early a.m. 16      Gray Whales
  150      Risso's Dolphins

1/15 p.m. 30      Gray Whales
      Blue Whales
  45      Risso's Dolphins

1/15 a.m. 25      Gray Whales
  35      Risso's Dolphins

1/14 28      Gray Whales
  400      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  40      Risso's Dolphins

1/13        No trip, weather

1/12        No trip, weather

1/11 23      Gray Whales
      Killer Whales
  10      Risso's Dolphins

       
1/10 p.m.     Gray Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type, predation on Common Dolphin)
  800      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

1/10 a.m.     Gray Whales
  800      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

1/9 p.m.     Gray Whales
  3200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  1500      Risso's Dolphins
  60      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

1/9 a.m. 18      Gray Whales
  45     Risso's Dolphins

1/8 p.m. 19      Gray Whales
  80      Risso's Dolphins

1/8 a.m.     Gray Whales
  1800     Risso's Dolphins

1/7 p.m. 20      Gray Whales

1/7 a.m.     Gray Whales
  1500      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

1/7 early a.m. 10      Gray Whales
      Killer Whales
  75      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

1/6 p.m.     Gray Whales
  220      Long-beaked Common Dolphins

1/6 a.m. 14      Gray Whales
  25      Risso's Dolphins

1/5 p.m. 18      Gray Whales

1/5 a.m. 11      Gray Whales

1/4 p.m. 24      Gray Whales

1/4 a.m. 12      Gray Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

1/3 p.m.     Gray Whales
      Killer Whales
  800      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  180      Risso's Dolphins
  16      Dall's Porpoise

1/3 a.m.     Gray Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)

1/2 p.m.     Killer Whales (transient type)
  600      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  60      Risso's Dolphins

1/2 a.m.     Gray Whales

1/1 p.m. 13      Gray Whales
  45      Risso's Dolphins

1/1 a.m.     Gray Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins


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