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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
21/07/2019 11:35 Risso’s Dolphin 15 20

West of calf

Neil barron
14/07/2019 15:10 Harbour Porpoise 2 2

Calf of Man – Cletts

Di Swayne (Calf Warden)
14/07/2019 12:10 Harbour Porpoise 4 30

S of the Ledges, PSM

Sue & Carol
13/07/2019 21:00 Risso’s Dolphin 20 10

4.5m West of Peel

David & Rosetta
12/07/2019 15:35 Harbour Porpoise 3 3

Calf of Man East Coast (Kione ny Halbey)

Di Swayne (Calf Warden)
10/07/2019 17:45 Harbour Porpoise 2 15

The Carrick

Neil barron

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