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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
21/10/2016 15:20 Minke Whale 2 20

Outside Laxey Bay

John Cowin
21/10/2016 14:20 Harbour Porpoise 7 20

Marine Drive

John Cowin
21/10/2016 11:15 Harbour Porpoise 1 5

500 metres South of Port St Mary

Bill Holgate
21/10/2016 09:15 Risso’s Dolphin 8 75

Douglas Head

Liz Vipond, Andy Watson
09/10/2016 18:00 Fin Whale 2 5

Laxey

Jeremy Watterson
09/10/2016 17:15 Risso’s Dolphin 2 15

S of The Sound

Sue & Carol

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