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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
20/03/2016 16:45 Risso’s Dolphin 3 5

West of Sound

Carol Woodall and Bill Whittaker
20/03/2016 16:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 20

Cornaa/Port Mooar

Geraldine Sowrey
20/03/2016 12:30 Harbour Porpoise 3 11

Langness

Carol Woodall and Sue Whittaker
18/03/2016 16:40 Harbour Porpoise 2 10

West of The Sound

Sue Whittaker
14/03/2016 13:00 Risso’s Dolphin 2 20

100m off Bradda Head

Steve & Netty Taggart
13/03/2016 15:30 Risso’s Dolphin 5 30

Off Douglas Head

Colin & Anne Gundry

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