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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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๐Ÿ‹ 11am, watching one minke whale very close in to shore by the Marine Drive arches! Quite calm water today so get spotting! ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
29/08/2018 09:40 Minke Whale 1 1

Langness

Richard and Janice Cooil
27/08/2018 12:00 Unidentified Small Cetacean 30 15

Douglas bay

Mike K, Neil B
25/08/2018 14:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 1

SE of the Sound

Peter Wood & Andrew Wadsworth
20/08/2018 16:35 Harbour Porpoise 1 5

West of Point of Ayre

Sue & Bill Whittaker
20/08/2018 16:20 Harbour Porpoise 2 10

Point of Ayre

Sue Whittaker
19/08/2018 17:10 Harbour Porpoise 1 3

SSE of the Sound.

Carol Woodall

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