Sighting Update: 25/07/18: Bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey Seals

Survey Type:
Boat Based Sightings
Date:
July 25, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
2

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: No precipitation, Wind direction: SW/W. Sea state 1 – 3, Visibility: >1 – 10km

There were two boat based surveys yesterday aboard the Anna Lloyd and during both Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals were spotted. A total of eight were observed including one calf and a juvenile that were in a group leisurely milling about near the boat. Sightings of Atlantic grey seals are increasing with 10 individuals being recorded along the coast. There were also observations of three types of jellyfish – compass, barrel and moon with over 100 of the latter being recorded on one survey.

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