Tag: Atlantic spotted dolphin

Sightings

Sightings received in October 2017

Sightings received this month has been amazing! How proud we are of our partners and all the people who have joined the project. With this map we can easily realize that there are no frontiers in the ocean. Our project is growing step by step!

We’ve received sightings recorded during a sailing trip through the south Atlantic to Madagascar (sent by our partners Apprentis Nomades), and also sightings reported by researchers of San Diego (California), and Galicia (NW Spain). So.. three oceans! Please, zoom in and you’ll be surprised!

Species sighted:

  • Atlantic Ocean: bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic spotted dolphins, common dolphins
  • Pacific Ocean: humpback whales, dolphins
  • Indian Ocean: humpback whale, Indo Pacific humpback dolphin, green turtle, hawksbill turtle

(Although all the sightings of this map have been reported during October, some have been made as well in the previous month. We show each month sightings with a different marker color)

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Sightings received in October 2017

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Unidentified dolphin: 32.865746, -117.270813
Megaptera novaeangliae: 32.810362, -117.372437
Megaptera novaeangliae: 32.833443, -117.333984
Megaptera novaeangliae: 32.857672, -117.287979
Tursiops truncatus: 42.208176, -8.822021
Unidentified dolphins: -12.554564, 47.460938
Delphinus delphis: -12.039321, 46.845703
Delphinus delphis: -32.842674, -16.523438
Stenella frontalis: -34.161818, 17.050781
Sousa chinensis: -12.211180, 46.054687
Megaptera novaeangliae: -11.092166, 46.230469
Eretmochelys imbricata: -11.824341, 47.109375
Sousa chinensis: -11.221510, 46.889648
Sousa chinensis: -10.444598, 46.713867
Chelonia mydas: -11.178402, 47.636719
Chelonia mydas: -11.178402, 47.373047
Eretmochelys imbricata: -10.617418, 47.241211
Chelonia mydas: -10.314919, 47.988281
Sousa chinensis: -11.781325, 47.636719
Chelonia mydas: -11.523088, 49.570313
Chelonia mydas: -11.005904, 47.241211
Sousa chinensis: -10.055403, 47.680664
Sousa chinensis: -12.039321, 51.503906
Sousa chinensis: -10.401378, 47.900391
Megaptera novaeangliae: -10.574222, 47.724609
Sousa chinensis: -10.919618, 48.779297
Megaptera novaeangliae: -11.609193, 48.032227
Megaptera novaeangliae: -10.833306, 49.218750
Megaptera novaeangliae: -10.660608, 48.339844

Sightings

Sightings August 2017

This month we received Risso’s dolphins in Galicia! Another sightings as well has been made in the Mediterranean: bottlenose dolphins. Furthermore, Bryde’s whale and Atlantic spotted dolphins off Azores. Very well identified with photos and videos 😉 Keep tuned to see them soon!

 

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Sightings August 2017

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Grampus griseus: 42.774582, -9.047284
Stenella frontalis: 37.582677, -25.453949
Balaenoptera edeni: 37.587575, -25.431290
Stenella frontalis: 38.599700, -28.333740
Tursiops truncatus: 37.701207, -0.241699
Unidentified dolphins: 37.263124, -24.870300

 

Sightings

Sightings received in June 2017

During the month of June we have received a lot of sightings! Some of them were made by one of our partners while crossing the Atlantic. They were registered in previous months, so we put them in blue. But we have as well some animals spotted in June, sailing towards the Azores, in Galicia and off Brasil. You can find them on the map with the pink markers.

The species sighted this time are:

Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella sp.)

Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus)

Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta)

Unidentified dolphins

 

Keep on “NETWORKING”! 

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Sigthings received in June 2017

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Dolphins: 26.086388, -16.270752
Megaptera novaeangliae: 21.739091, -19.204102
Dolphins: 23.765237, -18.171387
Caretta caretta: 12.983148, -20.434570
Caretta caretta: 14.264383, -20.280762
Caretta caretta: 14.264383, -19.160156
Unidentified dolphins: 3.776559, -24.960937
Physeter macrocephalus: 2.986927, -31.464844
Stenella sp.: -3.162456, -26.015625
Tursiops truncatus: 42.264606, -8.706665
Balaenoptera physalus: 37.343959, -25.268555
Megaptera novaeangliae: 36.954282, -24.653320
Physeter macrocephalus: 37.339592, -25.543213
Megaptera novaeangliae: -23.786601, -45.166168

Sightings

Sightings received in April 2017

This month we have received several sightings made during February, March and April. We’ve put them all together in the same map, as most of them were done along a sailing trip between Cabo Verde and Cape Town.

The species reported were:

Dolphins. Several groups even it was not possible to identify the species.

Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) reported in the Canaries.

Pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus). Very curious ones! They were spy-hopping 🙂

Killer whale (Orcinus orca). A mother with a calve!

Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontallis).

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Sightings received in April 2017

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Tursiops truncatus: 27.989248, -16.596222
Dolphins: 8.819939, -23.752441
Dolphins: -1.054628, -22.500000
Globicephala melas: -4.302591, -23.115234
Dolphins: -0.703107, -26.015625
Stenella frontalis: -5.266008, -15.556641
Dolphins: 1.406109, -24.433594
Orcinus orca: -4.302591, -27.817383
Caretta caretta: -34.016242, -14.414062
Dolphins: -35.173808, -7.910156
Sightings

Sightings November 2016

Here you can find sightings done in November 2016.

Some of them were done during sailtrips around the Macaronesia, sailing between Azores, Madeira, the Canaries, Cape Verde and Senegal. Some others come directly from the coast of Lanzarote (Canary Islands).

Without any doubt, November is a very interesting month for transatlantic sailors!

 

SIGHTED SPECIES

Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis)

Striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)

Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Risso’s dolphin (Grampus griseus)

Pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)

Blainville’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris)

Bryde’s whale (Balaenoptera edeni)

Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus)

Unidentified dolphins.

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Sightings November 2016

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Physeter macrocephalus: 34.307144, -21.357422
Stenella frontalis: 33.870416, -17.270508
Stenella frontalis: 26.175159, -16.270752
Stenella frontalis: 23.322080, -19.379883
dolphins: 14.179186, -16.920319
dolphins: 16.457159, -21.247559
Physeter macrocephalus: 16.930705, -22.802124
Stenella frontalis: 28.828433, -13.940277
Balaenoptera edeni: 28.826628, -13.901825
Mesoplodon densirostris: 28.845877, -13.913498
Stenella frontalis: 28.852492, -13.925858
Balaenoptera edeni: 28.825425, -13.742523
Globicephala macrorhynchus: 28.803165, -13.725357
Stenella frontalis: 28.788122, -13.709564
Tursiops truncatus: 28.810987, -13.735657
Mesoplodon densirostris: 28.842268, -13.683472
Grampus griseus: 28.880153, -13.684845
Grampus griseus: 28.835651, -13.747330
Stenella coeruleoalba: 28.878350, -13.662872

Sightings

Sightings December 2016

Here you can see sightings done last month: December 2016.

  • Rías Baixas (Galicia, Spain): bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
  • Lanzarote (Canaries, Spain): Blainville’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris), striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), rough-toothed dolphin (Steno bredanensis) Atlantic Spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) .
  • Cape Verde: unidentified baleen whale and pilot whale (Globicephala m.).

 

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Sightings December 2016

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Tursiops truncatus: 42.498305, -8.859744
Tursiops truncatus: 42.295493, -8.821818
Tursiops truncatus: 42.240592, -8.825283
Mesoplodon densirostris: 28.849786, -13.666992
Steno bredanensis: 28.829335, -13.829041
Stenella coeruleoalba: 28.795945, -13.679352
Tursiops truncatus: 28.817605, -13.890839
Stenella frontalis: 28.861513, -13.667679
Stenella frontalis: 28.841065, -13.738403
Baleen: 16.841348, -24.749451
Globicephala m.: 16.299051, -24.197388

Wishing you fair winds and following seas for the next year 2017.

Thanks everyone for the collaboration!

Without you this couldn’t be possible.