Sightings Update 06/07/2018: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

Survey Type:
Boat Based Sightings
Date:
July 6, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
1

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: No precipitation, little to no cloud cover, Sea state: 1, Visibility >10k    

Our LivingSeas volunteers had six sightings during an afternoon dolphin survey boat trip. Bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling southwestwardly and a second group was seen foraging. Female Atlantic grey seals were also spotted, displaying behaviours such as bottling. Other notable sightings include a Lion’s mane jellyfish.