16/08/2013 – Bottlenose dolphins

2 hour survey, start time 9.00
Weather conditions: fair, sea state 3, wind NNW-NW
4 bottlenose dolphins

Two to three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near the cardinal buoy throughout the survey. During the first half hour one bottlenose dolphin was seen travelling east from the fish factory.

2 hour survey, start time 11.00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind NW
3 bottlenose dolphins

Two to three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging between the cardinal buoy and the fish factory throughout the survey.

2 hour survey, start time 13.00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind NW-W
4 bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were seen in the first half hour foraging, milling and leaping past the fish factory.

2 hour survey, start time 15.00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 2-3, wind W-S
4 bottlenose dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin was seen sporadically throughout the first hour travelling in a northeast direction. During the second hour up to three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging and milling at the surface between the buoy zone and the cardinal buoy.