02/08/12: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey; Start time 10.09

Weather conditions; sea state 1-3; visibility >10km, light swell

2 bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seal

 

Two adult bottlenose dolphins seen foraging at the beginning of the survey seen travelling in various directions between the fish factory and the harbour wall. One female Atlantic grey seal seen in water off Cwm Tydu.

 

1.5hr survey; Start time 12.03

Weather conditions; sea state 1; visibility >10km, light swell

6 bottlenose dolphins

 

A group of two adult bottlenose dolphins seen at the beginning of the survey foraging at depth. A group of four bottlenose dolphins including one calf seen towards the end of the survey, also foraging at depth.

 

1.5hr survey; Start time 13.39

Weather conditions; sea state 1-4; visibility >10km, light swell

1 bottlenose dolphin

 

One bottlenose dolphin seen foraging during the survey, travelling to the fish factory.

 

2hr survey; Start time 15.30

Weather conditions; sea state 2-3; visibility >10km, light swell

1 grey seal

 

One adult grey seal sighted bottling during survey.