Recording Marine Life


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Records of Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 2002-07-15
Approx 15 miles east of Howth Head, Dublin.
Approx. 24 feet in length viewed from 150 metres. Depth 58 metres and water temp. 14 C. Gary Burrows
1 2002-07-15
Approx 12-15 miles off east coast Ireland (Howth Head)
Approx. 26-28 feet in length viewed from 100 metres. Depth 31.5 metres and water temp. 15.4 C. Accompanied by 2 harbour porpoise (including a calf). Gary Burrows
1 2005-06-06
Off NW coast of Rhum
Seen at 1400 hrs Fiona Du Boulay
1 2008-05-29 Rubha Na H Ordaig
1nm SE of Rubha Na H Ordaig, South Uist, Outer Hebrides
Seen 3 times over a 10 minute period Norman Jackson
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 2010-06-05 Cudden Point
Along the SW Coast Path on Prussia Cove (located between Kenneggy Sand and Perranunthoe)
Swimming off the southern end of Cudden Point. DeAmicis Stacey
1 18/08/2011 Moray firth
Captain WPPA oil platform
Swing in the moray Firth around platform & FPSO. Eddie Smyth