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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
24/05/2016 15:05 Harbour Porpoise 2 50

SSE of the Sound

Sue Whittaker
24/05/2016 14:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 3

Bradda Head

Chris Burton
24/05/2016 13:00 Risso’s Dolphin 8 5

Langness

Terri Smith
24/05/2016 07:00 Risso’s Dolphin 3 30

Laxey bay

Shane Stigant
23/05/2016 19:44 Harbour Porpoise 1 30

South of the Sound

Sue & Bill Whittaker
22/05/2016 16:54 Harbour Porpoise 2 45

South of the Sound

Carol Woodall & Sue Whittaker

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