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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
19/06/2018 15:10 Harbour Porpoise 2 5

Onchan Head

Stephen Mc Guinness
19/06/2018 12:00 Risso’s Dolphin 4 20

Drinking dragon, Calf of Man

Chris Burton Shona Boat Trips, Neil Barron
19/06/2018 11:40 Risso’s Dolphin 6 10

Scarlett

Thomas
19/06/2018 11:10 Harbour Porpoise 3 5

East of Kitterland, The Sound

Neil Barron
15/06/2018 12:00 Risso’s Dolphin 3 30

off South Harbour Calf of Man

chris Burton shona Boat trips
11/06/2018 12:30 Minke Whale 1 15

Spanish head

Adam cregeen

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