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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
20/04/2016 15:00 Harbour Porpoise 5 5

Calf of Man

Sue Leeming (aboard Gemini)
20/04/2016 08:45 Risso’s Dolphin 2 5

Douglas Bay

Maggie Shutler
19/04/2016 17:30 Risso’s Dolphin 5 5

Douglas head

Dave Corkish
19/04/2016 11:45 Unidentified Small Cetacean 1 5

1 mile off Scarlett

Adam and Margaret Kelly
18/04/2016 19:45 Risso’s Dolphin 4 15

By the old Howstrake camp

Fiona
18/04/2016 18:00 Harbour Porpoise 5 5

Groudle

Nicola Mcsween

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