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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
13/04/2016 16:30 Risso’s Dolphin 5 30

Marine drive

Taylor Keig
13/04/2016 07:50 Risso’s Dolphin 4 10

Marine Drive

Mike Gerrity
12/04/2016 18:30 Risso’s Dolphin 2 15

Douglas Lighthouse

Christine Black
09/04/2016 12:30 Minke Whale 1 15

Douglas Head

Pam Apperley (reporter, not observer)
09/04/2016 08:15 Harbour Porpoise 3 30

Onchan Head

Pam Apperley
31/03/2016 19:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 10

Douglas head

Tom Brook

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