01/07/12: Eight bottlenose dolphins

01/07/12: eight Bottlenose dolphins.

2hr survey: Start time 11;04
Weather conditions: sea state: 2-5, visibility >10km, Swell: Light – medium swell
Four bottlenose dolphins

During the second hour of the survey four bottlenose dolphins were observed at around 40 meters from the boat, directly in line with the reef at Llanina point. These particular dolphins were observed leaping and foraging.

2hr survey: Start time 14:34
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, Swell: Light – medium swell
Four bottlenose dolphins.

One sighting was recorded during the survey at 14.55 when four bottlenose dolphins were observed at a distance of 90 meters from the boat around the fish factory. Two of the sighted individuals were adults; one was a juvenile and one a calf. The bottlenose dolphins were seen exhibiting behaviours of foraging and various behaviours.