K35

K35

Photo by Mark Malleson

K22

K22

Photo by Mark Malleson

K25

K25

Photo by Mark Malleson

K34

K34

Photo by Mark Malleson

K21

K21

Photo by Mark Malleson

K21

K21

Photo by Mark Malleson

K14's

K14's

Photo by Mark Malleson

K13's

K13's

Photo by Mark Malleson

J17

J17

Photo by Mark Malleson

J26

J26

Photo by Mark Malleson

Photo by Mark Malleson

Photo by Mark Malleson

Photo by Mark Malleson

Photo by Mark Malleson

Photo by Mark Malleson

Photo by Mark Malleson

Encounter #103 - Nov 18, 2017

Date:1 8-11-2017

Sequence: 1

Encounter Number: 103

Enc Start Time: 14:55

Enc End Time: 16:02

Vessel: Mike 1

Observers: Mark Malleson, Joe Zelweitro

Pods or ecotype: J's and K's

Location:South west of Constance Bank

Begin Lat/Long:48 17.3/123 21.5

End Lat/Long:48 16.3/123 24.2

Encounter Summary:

While on a trip with Prince of Whales I had come across J's and K's south bound at Seabird Point, Discovery Island at 1140 after receiving a report from Jeanne Hyde that she had seen a group of killer whales south of San Juan Island. I first saw them in a tight group spread laterally and as they passed by the lighthouse at Discovery Island they fanned out and worked their way south west against the flood current.
I left Victoria harbour on Mike 1 at 1430 with Joe Zelweitro after my trip with Prince of Whales.
Joe and I reacquired them very spread out traveling west south of Constance Bank at 1455.
J's were well ahead of K's and they were spread out from Constance Bank to a couple miles south of the bank. We left them as the light was fading at 1602 still west bound a couple miles east of Race Rocks.

Photos taken under Federal Permits
NMFS PERMIT: 15569-01/ DFO SARA 388

2017 Encounters

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