Humpback Whales

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Dozens Of Whales Frolicking Off Coast Prompts Warning For NorCal Boaters

Officials documented 115 humpback, blue and fin whales during a one-hour survey last weekend near the Farallon Islands.

07/11/2015

A California humpback whale breaches the surface of the water. (NOAA)

Federal Move To Take Most Humpback Whales Off Endangered Species List

The federal government is proposing removing most of the world’s humpback whale population from the endangered species list.

04/20/2015

Kayakers Karen Hatch and Giancarlo Thomae encountered a humpback whale in Monterey Bay. (Giancarlo Thomae, Sanctuary Cruises)

Boaters Warned To Steer Clear Of Humpback Whales Feeding In Monterey Bay

Boaters on Monterey Bay are being warned to keep their distance from humpback whales and other marine wildlife feeding on shore, according to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

08/01/2014

Kayakers Karen Hatch and Giancarlo Thomae encountered a humpback whale in Monterey Bay. (Giancarlo Thomae, Sanctuary Cruises)

Kayakers On Monterey Bay Encounter Massive Humpback Whales

A pod of 80,000 pound humpback whales got up close and personal with a group of kayakers on Monterey Bay last week.

08/26/2013

The video shows a female surfer just beyond the wide-open mouths of two humpback whales feeding on anchovies in Santa Cruz.

Humpback Whales Come Dangerously Close To People At Santa Cruz Shore

As many as 11 humpback whales have been feeding unusually close to the Santa Cruz shoreline, and there’s concern that interested boaters, kayakers and surfers are getting too close.

11/02/2011