20/08/2013 – Bottlenose dolphins

2 hour survey, start time 9.00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction W/SW
Three bottlenose dolphins

Within the first hour of the two hour survey three dolphins were seen, one travelling east towards the Cardinal Buoy from the Fish factory, with the other two dolphins diving and thought to be foraging.
In the second half of the survey the same three dolphins were seen close to the Cardinal Buoy, again thought to be foraging along the reef.

2 hour survey, start time 11.00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 1, wind direction W/SW/NW

No bottlenose dolphins were spotted throughout the survey.

2 hour survey, start time 13.00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction W/SW

No bottlenose dolphins were seen during the survey period.

2 hour survey, start time 15.00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny/overcast, sea state 0-1, wind direction NW

No sightings were made in the two hour survey period.