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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
01/11/2018 08:45 Unidentified Small Cetacean 13 120

Laxey-Marine drive

Many
01/11/2018 08:00 Minke Whale 3 540

Santon gorge-Fort Island

Jan Cooil, E Cleator, others
31/10/2018 10:35 Minke Whale 3 60

Fort Island

Neil Barron
31/10/2018 09:30 Minke Whale 3 60

Fort island to airport runway

Mike Dunn, Neil Barron
30/10/2018 15:30 Risso’s Dolphin 2 1

Port Jack

Graeme Healy
30/10/2018 14:10 Harbour Porpoise 4 2

Half mile off Pigeon Stream, Marine Drive.

Peter Quirk

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