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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
29/07/2019 17:50 Risso’s Dolphin 6 2

SE of Chicken Rock

Dermot Shimmin
29/07/2019 17:30 Risso’s Dolphin 15 60

SE of Calf

Anon
29/07/2019 17:10 Common Dolphin 15 15

SE of Chicken Rock

Rob Annett
29/07/2019 14:50 Risso’s Dolphin 3 4

South Stack Calf of Man

chris burton Shona Boat trips
29/07/2019 11:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 10

1.5mile off Jurby

Anon
27/07/2019 15:10 Harbour Porpoise 2 3

East side of the Calf sound off the Cletts

chris burton Shona Boat trips

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