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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
02/05/2019 21:00 Risso’s Dolphin 3 15

Port Soderick

Maurice (WhatsApp)
02/05/2019 19:10 Risso’s Dolphin 12 20

Derbyhaven bay

Liz Charter
02/05/2019 19:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 10

Langness

Liz Charter
02/05/2019 19:00 Risso’s Dolphin 8 20

Castletown bay

Kevin Madigan
02/05/2019 17:00 Harbour Porpoise 3 60

South of the Sound

Sue & Bill Whittaker
01/05/2019 12:55 Risso’s Dolphin 4 5

Fort island

Liz Charter

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