Dead Blue Whale That Washed Ashore Was Known To ResearchersThe body of a young female blue whale that washed ashore in Marin County had injuries consistent with being struck by a ship.
Young Blue Whale Carcass Washes Up On Marin County BeachScientists identified the carcass stranded on Agate Beach in Bolinas as a young female blue whale.
Marine Mammal Center Looks For Help With Pupping SeasonThe Marine Mammal Center has an urgent need for volunteers after the facility became suddenly overwhelmed with young, orphaned sea lions and elephant seals.
Wayward Sea Lion Spotted Leaving Area Of Vacaville CanalAuthorities said a sea lion that had found it's way into a drainage pipe for a canal in Vacaville on Wednesday appeared to be swimming out of the area.
Wayward Sea Lion Gets Trapped In Vacaville CanalThe Marine Mammal Center has sent a team to rescue a California sea lion that is trapped in a Vacaville canal.
Marine Mammal Officials Postpone Necropsy Planned For Whale Found In Oakland EstuaryThe necropsy will be performed on a remote beach on Angel Island and should help scientists figure out how the whale died.
Dead Whale Towed To Angel Island For NecropsyA dead whale that washed up near the Oakland waterfront on Saturday is now tied to a pier on Angel Island waiting for clear weather so local marine biologists can investigate the cause of death.
Rare Whale Likely Victim Of Vessel CollisionA rarely seen Baird’s beaked whale that washed up on North Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore was likely killed by injuries suffered in a collision with a large vessel, marine researchers said Tuesday.
Dolphin Stranded Near SFO Believed DeadA rescue team from the Marine Mammal Center is attempting to rescue a stranded dolphin spotted in the Bay near San Francisco International Airport.
32-Foot Humpback Washed Ashore Near Pescadoro Likely Killed By BoatScientists were performing a necropsy on a juvenile humpback whale washed up ashore at a beach near Pescadero in San Mateo County.
Well-Meaning Beachgoers Warned Not To Touch Or Pick Up Seal PupsMarine mammal advocates up and down the West Coast are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest.
Rescued Sea Lion Pup Battling Pneumonia And MalnutritionA sea lion pup that San Francisco police officers kept company at Ocean Beach earlier this week has been diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia and malnutrition.