ORCA Surveyor Network
Welcome to the ORCA Surveyor Network
If you are an ORCA surveyor and member, please log in to find out the latest information on our surveys. If you are not a surveyor and would like to get involved, you don't need to have scientific background or degree, just lots of enthusiasm and a love for marine wildlife!
Trained surveyors who are active members of ORCA have been invited to join the survey network, if you believe that you meet this criteria please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org to request the link to register.
In order to become an ORCA volunteer Marine Mammal Surveyor all you need to do is:
1) Complete a Marine Mammal Surveyor course
2) Become a member of ORCA
You need to be over 18 years old (or 21 years old for cruise surveys).
If you have any questions about becoming a volunteer surveyor with ORCA, please contact us.
ORCA Ferry Routes
ORCA Cruise Routes
Portsmouth (UK) - Caen (France) - Portsmouth (UK)
English Channel/ Bay of Biscay
Plymouth (UK) - Santander (Spain) - Portsmouth (UK)
English Channel/ Celtic Seas
Plymouth (UK) - Roscoff (France) - Plymouth (UK)
Poole (UK) - Cherbourg (France) - Poole (UK)
North Sea Newcastle (UK) - Ijmuiden (Amsterdam) - Newcastle (UK)
English Channel Dover (UK) - Calais (France) - Dover (UK)
Penzance (UK) - St Marys (Isles of Scilly) - Penzance (UK)
Heysham (UK) - Douglas (Isle of Man) - Heysham (UK)
North Sea Aberdeen (Scotland) - Kirkwall (Orkney) - Lerwick (Shetland) - Aberdeen (Scotland)
Minches and West Scotland Various routes in the Hebrides - to be confirmed shortly
English Channel, North Sea, Irish Sea, Celtic Seas, Minches and West Scotland, Bay of Biscay and Iberian Coast, Arctic Waters, Mediterranean Sea, Wider Atlantic