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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
06/05/2016 14:00 Risso’s Dolphin 4 30

Marine Drive

Mike Craine/Nick Gordon
06/05/2016 13:38 Harbour Porpoise 2 1

South of The Sound

Sue Whittaker
06/05/2016 07:50 Risso’s Dolphin 3 5

Douglas Bay

Mandy Maynard Wise
05/05/2016 15:30 Risso’s Dolphin 3 20

Langness

Mike Craine
02/05/2016 17:15 Harbour Porpoise 1 5

Peel breakwater

Rachel Jackson
29/04/2016 10:52 Harbour Porpoise 3 5

East of the Calf

Bill Holgate

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