As if this circular silver and orange fish wasn’t strange enough, researchers recently discovered it also has warm blood, giving it a unique advantage.
Pacific killer whale females were more likely to lead the groups than males, and the older females were more likely to lead when fish were hard to find.
Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”
The trend of whales washing ashore continues, this time in Santa Cruz County. Lab officials are investigating the deaths of two gray whale carcasses that washed up this week.
The abalone diving season is off to a deadly start, with the latest death of a man trapped by rising tide along the Mendocino County coast Tuesday.
The Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter rescued a kayaker in the ocean off of Sea Ranch who was too exhausted to paddle to shore Wednesday, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
Sheriff’s deputies rescued an unusually friendly sea lion pup found waddling along a dark Mendocino highway.
Los Angeles police say four people snatched either a seal or sea lion pup from a beach near the city’s international airport early Sunday.
Anyone planning a trip to the beach or going into Bay Area waters later this week should be cautious of a large swell expected along the coast, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and National Weather Service.
Boaters 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.