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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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Small group of Bottlenose dolphins of marine drive toll gate 14:15 today ... See MoreSee Less

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Please can folk let us know if the fog lifts out to sea anywhere today as it's calm and we want to conduct surveys if possible ... See MoreSee Less

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To the family from Jurby who came into our centre today. Please get in touch so I can get your little boy's camcorder back to him ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
14/07/2016 17:39 Risso’s Dolphin 2 2

Port St Mary

Stuart marshall
14/07/2016 14:25 Harbour Porpoise 2 5

West of The Sound

Cheryl Gatfield
13/07/2016 20:15 Risso’s Dolphin 6 45

West of The Calf

Robin Settrey
13/07/2016 19:45 Harbour Porpoise 2 5

East of The Sound

Robin Settrey
13/07/2016 10:30 Risso’s Dolphin 3 240

East of The Calf

Sue Whittaker
12/07/2016 17:15 Harbour Porpoise 3 30

SE of Black Head

Carol Woodall & Sue Whittaker

Diary of a Dolphineer

Online blog written by our summer interns each year

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