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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
26/11/2018 12:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 240

Peel breakwater

Drew Humphries, Tony Middlemass etc.
25/11/2018 15:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 30

Peel castle

Tom Felce
24/11/2018 13:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 120

Orrisdale Head to Peel

Colin and Alan Moffatt
18/11/2018 12:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 15 30

Sugarloaf

Caoilfhoinn Geraghty
11/11/2018 10:05 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 60

Glen Maye to Peel

Brian Maddrell, Peel breakwater kiosk
06/11/2018 16:30 Minke Whale 1 55

Peel Castle

MWDW, Josh and Chloe Gelling

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