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Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch (MWDW) has been at the forefront of marine mammal science on the Isle of Man since 2006.
We work voluntarily year round to ensure the safeguarding of whales, dolphins, and porpoises (cetaceans) in Manx territorial waters through non-invasive research and public awareness efforts.

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
18/10/2018 15:00 Risso’s Dolphin 3 75

North of the Sound, Bay Fine

Cheryl and MWDW
18/10/2018 12:45 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 10

Burroo Ned, South of the Calf

Neil Barron
18/10/2018 12:10 Minke Whale 2 300

Douglas bay-Port Soderick

Many people, incl Peter Quirk
17/10/2018 18:30 Minke Whale 1 2

Marine Drive

Anita Imberger
17/10/2018 13:20 Minke Whale 1 20

Little Ness, Marine Drive

Steve Wright
17/10/2018 12:10 Minke Whale 1 10

The Arches, Marine drive

Jan Cooil, Alison Price

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