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

June 1-30, 2006
compiled by Richard Ternullo

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)

6/30     Humpback Whales

6/29 p.m.     Humpback Whales
  10      Risso's Dolphins

6/29 a.m.     Blue Whale
      Minke Whale
  30      Risso's Dolphins
  20      Harbor Porpoise
      Northern Elephant Seal

6/28 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

6/28 a.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

6/27 p.m.     Humpback Whales

6/27 a.m.     Humpback Whales

6/26 p.m.     Humpback Whale

6/26 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  50      Risso's Dolphins
  20    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/25 p.m.     Humpback Whales

6/25 a.m.     Humpback Whale
  12      Harbor Porpoise

6/24     Humpback Whale

6/23     Humpback Whales

6/22 12      Humpback Whales
  300      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  200    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/21     Humpback Whales
  150      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

6/20     Humpback Whales
  120      Risso's Dolphins

6/19     Humpback Whales
  100      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  250      Risso's Dolphins

6/18     Humpback Whales
  50      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  100      Risso's Dolphins
  40    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/17     Humpback Whales

6/16 12      Humpback Whales
  15      Risso's Dolphins

6/15     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
      Harbor Porpoise

6/14 p.m.     Humpback Whale

6/14 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

6/13 p.m. 18      Humpback Whales
  700      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  800    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/13 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  150      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

6/12     Humpback Whales
  85      Risso's Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise

6/11 p.m. 12      Humpback Whales
  35      Risso's Dolphins

6/11 a.m.     Humpback Whales

6/10 p.m.     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise

6/10 a.m.     Humpback Whales
  25      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Harbor Porpoise

6/9     Humpback Whales
      Harbor Porpoise
      Northern Elephant Seal

6/8     Humpback Whales

6/7     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)

6/6     Humpback Whales
  14      Harbor Porpoise

6/5 16      Humpback Whales
      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

6/4     Humpback Whales
  110      Risso's Dolphins

6/3     Humpback Whales
      Killer Whales (transient type)
  550      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  80      Risso's Dolphins
  120    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/2     Humpback Whales
  800      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  1200      Risso's Dolphins
  600    Northern Right Whale Dolphins

6/1     Humpback Whales
  250      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

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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