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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
30/10/2016 10:10 Harbour Porpoise 2 1

Little Ness

Pete Quirk
29/10/2016 09:30 Minke Whale 1 1

Laxey

Shane Stigant
28/10/2016 16:00 Minke Whale 5 90

Marine Drive Toll gate

Neil Clague
28/10/2016 16:00 Harbour Porpoise 2 20

Pigeon Stream Marine Drive

Neil Clague
28/10/2016 15:00 Risso’s Dolphin 1 7

Peel

MWDW
28/10/2016 14:00 Minke Whale 1 120

Douglas

Shane Stigant

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