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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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Diary of a Dolphineer

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
22/08/2016 20:50 Risso’s Dolphin 2 5

South of the Sound

Sue Whittaker & Carol
22/08/2016 18:25 Common Dolphin 30 65

Peel to Dalby

Carol Woodall, Sue Whittaker, Paul Smith
19/08/2016 19:50 Harbour Porpoise 3 20

West of the Sound

Sue Whittaker
18/08/2016 15:45 Harbour Porpoise 4 3

West of the Sound

chris Burton shona Boat trips
18/08/2016 13:30 Risso’s Dolphin 4 95

West of The Sound

Cheryl Gatfield/Chris Burton
15/08/2016 20:30 Harbour Porpoise 6 5

Perwick Bay

Dan Wood

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