27/10/11: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind E-SE
Four bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were only seen towards the end of the survey period. Four adult dolphins were seen leaping, tail-slapping and lunging off the fish factory. The dolphins later began foraging north of the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull/fair, sea state 1, wind NE
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Six bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling across the survey area from the fish factory to the cardinal buoy at the start of the survey. One bottlenose dolphin was later seen foraging off the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 2, wind N
Three bottlenose dolphins

Three bottlenose dolphins were briefly seen foraging off the fish in the middle of the survey period.