Monterey Bay

A frame from a YouTube video shows Pup 681 playing with a toy in her tank at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. (Shedd Aquarium)

Orphaned Sea Otter Pup From Peninsula Thriving At Chicago Aquarium

An orphaned sea otter pup is beginning to thrive at the rehabilitation facility it was taken to after being rescued from a Peninsula beach.

11/12/2014

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VIDEO: Stand-Up Paddle Boarder Rides Alongside Humpback Whales In Monterey Bay

A stand-up paddle board instructor captured a breath-taking encounter with humpback whales in the Monterey Bay last week.

09/24/2014

Workers at Del Mar Seafoods processing squid. (CBS)

Partnership Looks To Keep Fresh Caught California Squid Local

Most of the squid caught in California usually travels about 12,000 miles before it hits your plate. Now, there is a movement to cut down on the distance.

09/09/2014

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Knocks 21 Fish From Seafood Watch List

Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished.

09/03/2014

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Ocean Temperatures Along Central Coast Warm Up This Summer, No Link To El Nino

Unusually warm ocean temperatures off California’s Central Coast have surfers peeling off their wetsuits. While surfers enjoy it, the conditions could hurt those who make their living from fishing.

08/12/2014

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

The Plainfin Midshipman, commonly known as the toadfish. (Source: USGS)

Toadfish Sex Calls May Be Mystery Sound Keeping Pacific Grove Residents Up At Night

Strange noises that have been keeping Pacific Grove residents up at night may be the sound of their amphibian neighbors’ mating calls.

07/21/2014

Authorities said a woman held onto this inflatable raft for 15 hours in Monterey Bay before she was rescued on March 5, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Rescued After Being Stranded In Monterey Bay For 15 Hours

A woman who set out on Monterey Bay to chase the sunset Tuesday ended up clinging to her inflatable raft for 15 hours overnight, stranded in the frigid waters.

03/06/2014

Pebble Beach Golf Course overlooking Monterey Bay. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Volunteers Clean Up Tons Of Debris Along NorCal Coast

More than 3,000 volunteers in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties collected a total of 17,147 pounds of debris from the Monterey Bay shoreline Saturday during the 29th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day.

09/21/2013

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Most Romantic U.S. Honeymoon Suites And Resorts

Each of the following properties are among the nation’s top-ranked hotels for romance and honeymoons.

09/17/2013

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