Whale Migration Record Broken By Female Of Species Recently Thought To Be ExtinctThe whale migration record has been broken this year by a female western gray whale. The previous record, held by a humpback whale at 10,000 miles, was broken by 9-year-old, Vavara who traveled 14,000 miles going from Russia to Mexico and back again.
No Way To Determine Cause Of Death For Whale That Washed Up In Sonoma CountyThe carcass of a 28-foot juvenile gray whale is too decomposed to determine why it became stranded Sunday on Portuguese Beach on the Sonoma Coast, the Marine Mammal Center’s head veterinarian said Tuesday morning.
6th Dead Whale Washes Onto Bay Area Shores In 5-Week PeriodA dead gray whale that washed onto the shore in Half Moon Bay was spotted Tuesday. It was the sixth dead whale to wash onto Northern California beaches in the last five weeks.
Expected Influx Of Whales Prompts Warning For Bay Area Boaters To Keep Their DistanceBoaters have been asked to keep their distance away from an influx of whales expected to migrate through Bay Area waters for the next few months, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials.
Gray Whale Swims 13,988 Miles In Pacific, Breaks Migration RecordThe western gray whale now holds the record as the mammal with the longest known migration, researchers say.
Winter Shuttle Bus Service To Begin Taking Point Reyes Seashore Visitors To See Seals, WhalesIf you’re hoping to see some seals on the North Bay’s seashore, a bus shuttle service starting Friday will help you do just that.
Whales Spotted Off Peninsula Beach Involved In Billionaire's Property DisputeAs a Silicon Valley billionaire faces questions over blocking access to a San Mateo County beach, whales were spotted close to shore on Tuesday.
Bay Area Boaters Warned To Avoid Migrating Gray Whales Bay Area boaters are being urged by a federal wildlife agency to watch out for and steer clear of gray whales, which are now beginning their annual migration past the Golden Gate to feeding grounds in the Arctic.
Entangled Whale In Bodega Bay RescuedResearchers and volunteers Monday rescued a gray whale that was entangled in a crab pot line in Bodega Bay.
Elusive Tangled Whale Freed Of Fishnets Off Sonoma CoastA gray whale that had been tangled in a fishing net for more than three weeks as it swam up the California coast was finally disentangled Thursday by a fishing boat crew out of Bodega Bay.
Experts Search Monterey Coast To Save Whale Entangled In Fishing NetsA specially trained team of disentanglement experts searched the waters off the Monterey County coast Thursday for a gray whale spotted earlier in the week caught up on fishing nets.
Boaters Advised To Steer Clear Of Gray Whales In San Francisco BayThe 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.