12/07/13 – Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey, start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind NE-S
6 bottlenose dolphins

Six dolphins were seen throughout the survey period. The majority were seen foraging between the fish factory, cardinal buoy and harbour wall. The dolphins stayed in the same areas, forming a group and exhibited energetic activities - mingling at the surface and leaping. Toward the end of the survey several dolphins were seen close to the harbour wall, foraging and diving.

2hr survey, start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind N
9 bottlenose dolphins

Dolphins were seen in large groups during the first half of the survey and then individually towards the end. Several groups were seen on deep foraging dives and some were seen fast circling at the surface.

2hr survey, start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind N
1 bottlenose dolphin

The single dolphin was seen foraging around the cardinal buoy and then travelling towards the harbour wall and fish factory.