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

September 1-30, 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)

9/30 a.m.     Humpback Whale (lunge feeding)

9/28 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

9/28 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  20      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  100      Risso's Dolphins
  100      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/27 a.m.     Humpback Whale
  15      Risso's Dolphins

9/26 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales

9/25 p.m.     Dall's Porpoise

9/25 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  2000      Risso's Dolphins
  200      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/24 a.m. 25      Humpback Whales

9/23 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  100      Risso's Dolphins

9/22 p.m.     Humpback Whale
  50      Risso's Dolphins
      Tufted Puffin

9/22 a.m. 15      Humpback Whales

9/21 a.m. 30      Humpback Whales
  150      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  50      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/20 a.m. 22      Humpback Whales
  50      Risso's Dolphins
  80      Northern Right Whale Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise

9/19 p.m. 30      Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales

9/19 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

9/18 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whale
      Killer Whales

9/18 a.m.     Blue Whales
      Killer Whales

9/17 p.m.     Blue Whales
      Unidentified Shark

9/17 a.m.     Humpback Whale
      Blue Whales
  800      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  500      Northern Right Whale Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise
      Harbor Porpoise

9/16 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales
      Fin Whale

9/15 p.m.     Humpback Whale
      Killer Whales

9/15 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales

       
9/14 a.m. 15      Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
      Fin Whale
  850      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  800      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/13 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Fin Whale
         Pacific White-sided Dolphins
         Risso's Dolphins
         Harbor Porpoise

9/13 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  250      Risso's Dolphins
  200      Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  20      Harbor Porpoise

9/12 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
      Killer Whales
      Fin Whales

9/12 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
      Sei Whale
      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

9/11 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  35      Risso's Dolphins
  15      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/11 a.m.     Humpback Whales

9/10 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

9/10 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  1000      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  25      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/9 a.m.     Humpback Whales

9/8 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
      Dall's Porpoise

9/8 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whale
  20      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

9/7 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
      Minke Whale
  400      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  400      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/7 a.m. 10      Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  400      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  400      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/6 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  350      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  200      Risso's Dolphins
  350      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/6 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  150      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  50      Risso's Dolphins

9/5 p.m.        Poor weather

9/5 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  10      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  210      Risso's Dolphins

9/4 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales

9/4 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  100      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  1000      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

9/3 p.m.     Humpback Whale
      Blue Whale

9/3 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  12      Risso's Dolphins

9/2 p.m.        Poor weather

9/2 a.m. 15      Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
      Minke Whale
  30      Risso's Dolphins
  20      Northern Right Whale Dolphins
  10      Dall's Porpoise

9/1 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  20      Risso's Dolphins

9/1 a.m. 12      Humpback Whales
      Blue Whales
  1000      Risso's Dolphins
  50      Northern Right Whale Dolphins


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