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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
12/06/2016 16:15 Minke Whale 2 5

5nm west of the calf

Dan Keeling
12/06/2016 14:30 Risso’s Dolphin 12 20

Just north of chicken rock

Olivia Lang
11/06/2016 17:05 Minke Whale 1 5

Douglas head

Colin Gundry
10/06/2016 19:50 Harbour Porpoise 1 10

About 1/4 of mile off Little Ness headland just off Marine Drive

Jon Russell-Dunn
10/06/2016 19:05 Harbour Porpoise 2 5

Bradda Head

Chris Burton
10/06/2016 18:45 Harbour Porpoise 3 5

Bradda Head

Adele Priest

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