"Rosita" Research Log - Leg 3 & 4

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Species (Sp) Key:
CDO - Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
STDO - Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)
WSDO - Atlantic White Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus)
UNDO - Unidentified Dolphin
BLWH - Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
KIWH - Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)
MIWH - Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)
PIWH - Pilot Whale (Globicephala melaena)
SPWH - Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus or Physeter catadon)
HAPO - Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)
GRSL - Gray Seal (Halichoerus grypus)
UNSW - Unidentified Whale

Date On/off effort V-vis; A-acstc Time (UTC) Lat (N) Long (W) Depth (f) Temp (F) Sea State Clouds (%) Vis. (mi) Hdg (mag) Obsvrs Sp. # Dist and brg Comments Photo/ video?
6/24/00 Off 923 5254.2 945.9 30 55.0 1 80 >5 29 WTM/MJM MIWH 1 200m Minke whale S of Aran Islands
6/25/00 Off 1045 5312.2 951.0 85 57.0 1 10 >5 310 HTCM GRSL 1


6/27/00 Off 733 5418.7 1003.5 80 55.0 1 10 >5 38 HTCM GRSL 1 150 Off Eris Head
6/27/00 Off 753

80 55.0 1 20 >5 38 HTCM GRSL 1


6/27/00 Off 805

80 55.0 1 20 >5 38 HTCM GRSL 1


6/27/00 Off 816

80 55.0 1 20 >5 38 HTCM GRSL 1


6/27/00 Off 1220 5446.4 935.6 80 57.0 1 20 >5 38 MJM UNDO 1


6/23/00 Off 804 5637.2 743.8 90 54.0 1.0 100 >5 42.0 MJM KIWH 3 300yrd.090
N


821 5638.9 747.5 70 54.0 1.0 100 >5 42 MJM GRSL 1 350 090
N
7/1/00 On-V 1000 5654.8 734.3 16 52.0 1.0 90 >5 337 HTCM


Headed ro St. Kilda


2800 5736.0 813.4 arrived S. Kilda










7/3/00 on-V 915 5750.1 833.5 70 51.0 2.0 100 3.0 320.0 HTCM/OJM


Foggy. NW from St. Kilda

V/A 948-950 5758.7 846.3
52.0 2.0 100 3.0 320.0 HTCM


Recorded 2' nothing heard

V/A 1230 5809.6 902.0





HTCM


Hearing Sp.Wh. N

V/A 1336 5806.2 905.1 220 52.0 3.0 100 >5 150 HTCM





V/A 1615 5750.7 835.8 100 52.0 3.0 100 >5






7/6/00 on-V 820 5747.6 832.7 70 51.0 1.0 100 >5 180 HTCM UNSE 1 50m90 Off Dun, St. Kilda N

V 840 5747.4 832.2 70 51.0 1.0 100 >5 280 HTCM


Change course to 1st leg. Lots of Puffins 1

V 1045 5747.0 844.0 130 51.0 1.0 100 >5 90 HTCM


Return to St Kilda. Alternator problems.

V 1240 5574.0 832.2 70 51.0 1.0 100 >5 90 HTCM


Off watch
7/700 on-V 855 5747.0 833.5 60 51.0 1.0 100 >5 290 HTCM


W. along side of St. Kilda

VA 930 5748.9 836.6 90 51.0 1.0 100 >5 260 HTCM/OJM


Stbd. Tack

VA 1106 5745.6 857.7 130 53.0 1.0 100 >5 350 HTCM/OJM


Port tack hear porpoise

VA 1150 5749.2 854.9 130 53.0 1.0 100 >5 30 HTCM/OJM


Sp. Wh. Clicks. Dolphin whistles

off A 1300 5755.9 857.0 140 53.0 1.0 100 >5 220 HTCM/OJM


Tack

V 1420 575.6 905.6 140 54.0 1.0 100 >5 85 HTCM/OJM


to Soay

V 1645 5747.0 833.0 60 51.0 1.0 100 >5 85 HTCM/OJM


off Dun, St. Kilda
7/8/00 V 950 5748.7 831.2 50 52.0 1.0 100 >5 80.0



Motoring to Loch Resort

Voff 1533 5745.5 713.7 0 53.0 1.0 100 2.0 30.0



Nothing to Loch Resort
7/12/00
1655 5702.9 702.1 30 52.0 1.0 100 3 150
HAPO 1 50m90 to Loch Maddy
7/21/00
1330
553.8 30 55.0 0.0 0 >5 46
HAPO 1 300m90 S. of Sleat
7/22/00 off 1121 5720.2 546.1 300 57.0 1.0 5 >5 255 MJM HAPO 1 100mport Loch Carron
7/23/00 off 1730 5714.0 538.5 Ashore 58.0 1.0 5 >5 180 MJM GRSL 10
Kyle Akin
7/24/00 off 940 5700.0 552.0 40 55.0 1 5 >5 240 MJM HAPO 1 80m off Mallaig
7/24/00 off 1546 5635.0 558.0 70m 54.0 2 5 >5 155 MJM HAPO 1 10 10m Sound of Mull
8/2/00 off 1203 5639.6 603.1 50 55.0 1 100 >5 260 HTCM HAPO 2 50m 90 port Sound of Mull
8/7/00 off 645 5530.2 604.0 50 55.0 1 100 3 155 MJM/HTCM MIWH 1 30mport S. of Islay
8/18/00 off 1134 5449.4 919.1 80 59.0 1 30 >5 242 HTCM MIWH 2 200mport N. of Donegal Bay
8/19/00 off 1921 5220.0 1337.3 600 60.0 2 80 >5 236 OJM CDO 11 99910m Bowriding
8/19/00 off 2020 5213.7 1347.7 600 60.0 2 80 >5 230 OJM CDO 20 99910m 4calves bowriding
8/20/00 off 1315 5036.3 1617.2 2000 60.0 2 20 >5 236 HTCM SPWH 1 10m120 pooped
8/21/00 off 1515 4856.8 1918.8 2000m 62.0 2 80 >5 227 WTM UNKDO 2 100m999

8/24/00 off 1700 4119.7 2634.1 2000 70.1 0 100 >5 223 MJM PIWH c. 50
Dispersed


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