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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
11/02/2019 13:00 Unidentified Small Cetacean 2 20

Laxey bay

Gary Brain
10/02/2019 13:00 Unidentified Small Cetacean 2 15

Laxey bay

Gary Brain
10/02/2019 11:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 10

1/4 mile off Bradda head

RNLI
01/02/2019 11:00 Common Dolphin 20 30

Drinking Dragon

Neil Barron
30/01/2019 15:20 Bottlenose Dolphin 50 30

Laxey Bay

Jenny Bury
28/01/2019 13:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 40 180

Port Mooar to Ramsey Bay

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