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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
24/08/2016 17:15 Common Dolphin 10 5

Langness

Richard and Janice Cooil
24/08/2016 17:15 Harbour Porpoise 1 1

The Sound

Graeme Healy
24/08/2016 15:30 Risso’s Dolphin 10 260

Marine Drive

MWDW, Lynne Corrie, Kevin Scott, Michael Corlett, Becci Owen
24/08/2016 11:30 Common Dolphin 3 5

Port St Mary

Kirrie Jenkins
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

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