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21.09.2018 – Good and bad sightings

21.09.2018 – Good and bad sightings

On our tours today, we have been lucky enough to see a variety of sea creatures: Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) and Striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) in the morning, shy Blainville´s beaked whales (Mesoplodon densirostris), a shark and two Loggerhead…

18.09.2018 – Big and small

18.09.2018 – Big and small

The smallest cetaceans occurring around Madeira are the dolphin species of the genus Stenella, which are represented by the Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) and the Striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba). The biggest animals around here are the baleen whales (Balaenoptera…

13.09.2018 – One off the bucket list

13.09.2018 – One off the bucket list

After our crew and guests on our traditional saw Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and Striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) in the morning and the impressive Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) at midday, I was excited to see what surpises the Atlantic…

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