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

 

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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 March 2017

Those are the sightings reported in March 2017.

This month’s menu 😉

  • In Galicia, bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) again. This time spotted from land very close to the mussel culture platforms (bateas) in Ría de Vigo.
  • Lots of turtles! All the identified ones were loggerhead (Caretta caretta). Most of them sighted off Madeira-Porto Santo.
  • Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus) and Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) off Lanzarote.
  • A pod of four orcas (Orcinus orca) while sailing between the Canaries and the Caribbean.
  • Common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) while sailing between Lanzarote and Madeira, and between Madeira and Porto Santo.
  • Baleen whales travelling north, on the same route as common dolphins. We only saw the blow for one of them, and for the other a bit of head… think it was fin whale!
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Sightings March 2017

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Orcinus orca: 17.308688, -48.867188
Caretta caretta: 34.270836, -7.646484
Tursiops truncatus: 42.283913, -8.679886
Grampus griseus: 28.866925, -13.734283
Stenella frontalis: 32.907647, -16.440582
Turtle: 32.926860, -16.436691
Caretta caretta: 32.930318, -16.443558
Caretta caretta: 32.907262, -16.478577
Delphinus delphis: 32.861132, -16.538086
Tursiops truncatus: 32.794201, -16.562805
Tursiops truncatus: 32.686198, -16.697617
Caretta caretta: 32.639760, -16.696014
Turtle: 32.761102, -16.587525
Delphinus delphis: 29.506549, -14.553223
Baleen whale: 29.773914, -14.772949
Probably Balaenoptera physalus: 30.230595, -14.794922
Delphinus delphis: 29.954935, -14.802247
Delphinus delphis: 31.156408, -15.882569
Stenella frontalis: 28.631812, -17.705451