Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Marine scientists are finding a large number of dead starfish along the West Coast stricken with a disease that causes the creatures to lose their arms and disintegrate.
The whale, reported Sunday, is one of several to be spotted this month, including a mother and calf pair that swam into the Bay last week.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The U.S. Coast Guard advised boaters to steer clear of Alcatraz Island Friday after one of the gray whales visiting San Francisco Bay was spotted southeast of the historic prison. […]