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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
14/10/2018 17:40 Risso’s Dolphin 13 10

Langness

E Cleator
14/10/2018 14:50 Harbour Porpoise 6 90

Marine drive toll gate

MWDW, Peter Duncan and others
14/10/2018 14:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 30

Laxey Bay

John Barker
14/10/2018 12:45 Minke Whale 1 5

Marine drive toll gate

Gez
14/10/2018 09:00 Minke Whale 1 7

Langness

E Cleator
11/10/2018 17:55 Bottlenose Dolphin 50 5

Port Mooar

Anna Kerruish

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