12/07/2012: 12 bottlenose dolphins

2 hr survey: 11:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility 1 - >10km, light swell.
6 bottlenose dolphins.

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen at the beginning of the trip in New Quay Harbour foraging and tail slapping. Four dolphins were then seen together near NewQuay headland foraging and milling.

2hr survey: 13:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility >10km, light swell.
6 bottlenose dolphins.   

Two adult bottlenose dolphins and one calf were spotted foraging in various directions close to the fish factory. Two bottlenose dolphins were then spotted leaping and foraging just past New Quay headland. A single bottlenose dolphin was also seen near Bird’s Rock foraging. Throughout the trip a number of compass jellyfish were spotted.