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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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๐Ÿ‹ 11am, watching one minke whale very close in to shore by the Marine Drive arches! Quite calm water today so get spotting! ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
20/07/2017 15:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 5

Langness

Maureen & Nigel Morgan
20/07/2017 09:46 Unidentified Small Cetacean 3 5

Onchan Head

Jo Barry/many at Old Mutual International
18/07/2017 14:00 Risso’s Dolphin 5 10

The Stack off the calf

chris Burton Shona Boat trips
18/07/2017 11:30 Harbour Porpoise 10 240

Port st Mary between callow point and the carrick

Stuart Marshall
17/07/2017 15:30 Risso’s Dolphin 8 10

Chicken Rock

Kirrie Jenkins
17/07/2017 10:55 Risso’s Dolphin 5 20

NW Kitterland

Sue&Eddie Richards, Pete &Ann

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