Wide range of species sighted at Biscay

17th Sep 2012

Fin, Pilot, Cuvier’s Beaked & Sowerby’s Beaked Whales were among species seen on September Biscay survey.

The sightings from the September Biscay survey are as follows:

Fin whales 13
Whale blows 6
Pilot whales 56
Cuvier’s beaked whales 11
Sowerby’s beaked whales 2
Common dolphins 185
Striped dolphins 51
Common or Striped dolphins 94
Unidentified dolphins 40,
Harbour porpoise 5.
Total number of cetaceans 463.

Other species, Sunfish 6.