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Sightings May 2017


The last month of May one sighting of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) was reported in Galicia.  This time we received as well a great surprise: sightings from Canada! A small pod of orcas (Orcinus orca) and a grey whale (Eschrichtius robustus) around the Salish Sea. Not a lot of sightings, but with a great meaning! Our

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

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