13/08/2013 – 19 Bottlenose dolphins

1.5 hour survey, start time: 11:30
Weather conditions: high sea state; No effort recorded
Four bottlenose dolphins

An hour into the survey a mother and a calf were seen travelling west from the cardinal buoy. A further two adults were seen very close to the boat travelling north away from the fish factory at the end of the survey.

1.5 hour survey, start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: high sea state; No effort recorded
Four bottlenose dolphins

A mother and a calf were seen travelling north at the beginning of the survey just off the cardinal buoy. On the return leg of the trip, another two adult bottlenose were seen foraging NE of the fish factory.

1.5 hour survey, start time: 14:30
Weather conditions: high sea state; No effort recorded
Eleven bottlenose dolphins

Two adults and two calves were spotted foraging whilst slowly travelling NW at the beginning of the survey near the edge of the reef. Another two adults were seen leaping and foraging 10 minutes later near the fish factory. The group of two adults and two calves were still visible on the return leg of the survey continuing to forage near the cardinal buoy and one more dolphin was spotted foraging at the very end of the survey just off the harbour wall.