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.
Malnourished Seal Pup Rescued From Ocean BeachA young, badly malnourished seal was found and rescued at San Francisco's Ocean Beach Wednesday morning, according to Marine Mammal Center officials.
Wayward Sea Lion May Have Brain Damage From Domoic AcidA sea lion rescued as he tried to cross state Highway 37 in Sonoma County Monday morning may be suffering from brain damage from exposure domoic acid, Marine Mammal Center officials said.
Marine Mammal Center Helps Rescue Stranded Seal In FremontOfficials with the Marine Mammal Center picked up a northern fur seal after someone spotted it Thursday morning in the front yard of a Fremont home.
Fur Seal Pup Rescues On The Rise Along The CoastWarm water conditions off the coast have resulted in a record number of northern fur seal pups needing on-land rescues, including one that was previously rescued and turned up at a Hayward business earlier this week, according to Marine Mammal Center officials.
Stranded Dolphin Calf Rescued From Elkhorn Slough EuthanizedVeterinarians late Saturday afternoon euthanized a stranded dolphin calf found in the Elkhorn Slough.