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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
17/12/2018 08:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 50 10

Onchan to Groudle

Chris Callow, Colin
27/11/2018 12:00 Unidentified Large Cetacean 1 5

2k off Chasms

Neil Barron
26/11/2018 12:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 240

Peel breakwater

Drew Humphries, Tony Middlemass etc.
25/11/2018 15:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 30

Peel castle

Tom Felce
24/11/2018 13:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 120

Orrisdale Head to Peel

Colin and Alan Moffatt
18/11/2018 12:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 15 30


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