Report a sighting

If you came across any cetaceans (whales and dolphins) and Mediterranean monk seals, we want to learn about it. Please, help us shed light on the distribution of on these charismatic species and contribute to their conservation.

It is important to facilitate images and / or videos to enable us to confirm the species.

Not sure what you saw? Check our species guide and get some valuable tips.

Sighting report -

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  • Contact details

  • Information about the sighting

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
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  • Information about the sighting

  • Ex. 3 miles NE the island of Meganisi
  • Best estimate of the number of animals sighted
  • Support material

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, png.
    Upload a maximum of 3 images of max 3MB each
  • Post a link to the video on YouTube or any other video sharing website.
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