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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
01/03/2019 10:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 70 240

Peel to The Sound

Too many to mention
26/02/2019 15:45 Harbour Porpoise 1 30

Carrick bay, Port St Mary

Neil Barron
25/02/2019 17:25 Harbour Porpoise 2 20

The Sound

Neil Barron
16/02/2019 16:00 Harbour Porpoise 2 20

The Lhen

Jennie Crellin
14/02/2019 08:30 Harbour Porpoise 6 15

Langness

Em Cleator
11/02/2019 17:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 6 15

Maughold/Port Mooar

Carol, Anna

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