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

February 1-28, 2009

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.

These sightings are copyright protected and may not be used without permission from Nancy Black. All rights reserved. Unauthorized use of this information is a violation of federal copyright law, and is subject to prosecution to the full extent of the law.

Date #     Type of Animal(s)

2/28 a.m. 10      Gray Whales

2/28 early a.m.     Gray Whales

2/27 a.m. 10      Gray Whales

2/26 p.m. 10      Gray Whales

2/26 a.m. 16      Gray Whales

2/25 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/25 a.m. 12      Gray Whales

2/24     Gray Whales
      Black-footed Albatross

2/23        No trip

2/22 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/22 a.m.     Pacific White-sided Dolphins

2/21 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/21 a.m.     Gray Whales
  200      Pacific White-sided Dolphins
  200      Northern Right Whale Dolphins

2/20 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/20 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/19 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/19 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/18 p.m. 13      Gray Whales

2/18 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/17        Sea lions, seals, otters

2/16        Poor weather

2/15        Poor weather

2/14 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/14 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/13     Gray Whales

2/12     Gray Whales
  500      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
  20      Risso's Dolphins

2/11     Gray Whales
  1000      Long-beaked Common Dolphins
      Risso's Dolphins

2/10     Gray Whales

2/9        No trips due to weather

2/8 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/8 a.m.     Gray Whales
  10      Risso's Dolphins
      Salmon Shark

2/8 early a.m.     Gray Whales

2/7 p.m.     Gray Whales

2/7 a.m.     Gray Whales
      Risso's Dolphins

2/6 a.m.     Gray Whales
  30      Risso's Dolphins

2/5 p.m.     Gray Whales
      Humpback Whale
  110      Risso's Dolphins

2/5 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/4 15      Gray Whales
  1000      Risso's Dolphins

2/3     Gray Whales
  400      Risso's Dolphins
      Dall's Porpoise

2/2 p.m. 16      Gray Whales
  200      Risso's Dolphins

2/2 a.m.     Gray Whales

2/1 p.m.     Gray Whales
  100      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

2/1 a.m.     Gray Whales
  400      Pacific White-sided Dolphins

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