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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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๐Ÿ‹ 11am, watching one minke whale very close in to shore by the Marine Drive arches! Quite calm water today so get spotting! ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
06/06/2016 13:00 Risso’s Dolphin 2 10

Langness

Adam Kelly
05/06/2016 18:00 Risso’s Dolphin 7 30

Langness

Ed and Jo Duggan
03/06/2016 19:00 Minke Whale 2 10

15 miles off Peel

Tom Felce
03/06/2016 12:00 Risso’s Dolphin 7 30

Castletown Bay

Salma Shalla
03/06/2016 07:30 Risso’s Dolphin 6 20

1 mile East Langness

huw fairclough
03/06/2016 07:30 Common Dolphin 1 5

Douglas head, from Ben-my-Chree

Tom Felce

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