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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
24/07/2016 18:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 50 45

North of The Calf of Man

MWDW/Hopes and Dreams
23/07/2016 13:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 2

Bay Fine, Port Erin

Chris Burton Shona Boat Trips
21/07/2016 16:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 30

Cornaa

Stephen Gadman
21/07/2016 13:05 Harbour Porpoise 3 5

Port St Mary

Stuart Marshall
21/07/2016 10:45 Risso’s Dolphin 5 15

Langness

Sarah Welch
20/07/2016 14:15 Risso’s Dolphin 8 15

The Sound

Shaun Murphy

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