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“Whale without a tail” on Sunday off Dana Point; photo by Mike Myers/Dana Wharf Whale Watching

VIDEO: Rare Sighting Of Whale Without Tail In Southern California

Had passengers aboard the Dana Pride not seen the gray whale surface and blow a plume of mist into the air, they would not have had any idea what they were looking at.

03/19/2015

A young humpback whale carcass is washed ashore at Sunset Beach in Monterey, March 6, 2015. (CBS)

Young Humpback Whale Carcass Washes Ashore In Monterey

A dead humpback has whale washed ashore on a Monterey beach close to where a second whale was seen swimming near the shore

03/06/2015

A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Whale Sighting In San Francisco Bay Prompts Coast Guard Warning To Ferry Operators

The U.S. Coast Guard warned ferry operators in San Francisco Bay and other boaters Monday to be on the lookout for a whale that was spotted in the bay.

02/23/2015

A veterinarian takes a blood sample from a dead pygmy sprem whale at a beach near Abbott's Lagoon at Point Reyes National Seashore, January 9, 2015. (Marine Mammal Center)

Rare Pygmy Sperm Whale Dies After Washing Up At Point Reyes National Seashore

Marine biologists are headed out to a beach along the Point Reyes National Seashore Friday morning to examine a rare pygmy sperm whale that washed up on the beach yesterday.

01/09/2015

A baby whale has been found beached at Abbotts Lagoon on January 8, 2015. (CBS)

Crews Attempt Rescue Of Beached Baby Whale Off Marin County Coast

Crews are attempting to rescue a beached baby whale off the Marin County coast Thursday afternoon.

01/08/2015

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Winter Shuttle Bus Service To Begin Taking Point Reyes Seashore Visitors To See Seals, Whales

If you’re hoping to see some seals on the North Bay’s seashore, a bus shuttle service starting Friday will help you do just that.

12/25/2014

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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

Blue Whale

Pacific Ship Operators To Be Paid For Slowing Down In Whale Feeding Areas

Shipping giants will soon be getting $2,500 incentives to slow down through the Santa Barbara Channel, according to the Center for Environmental Research & Technology at U.C. Riverside.

08/08/2014

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

Feds Warn Boaters To Stay Away From Whales Off Of Northern California Coast

Marine officials are warning ships, small boats and people on the water to stay well away from federally protected whales that have been spotted feeding close to the San Francisco shoreline.

08/06/2014

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Boat Drifts Ashore After Collision With Whale Off Pescadero Coast

A collision between a whale and a boat off Pescadero on Saturday damaged the craft’s engine causing it to drift ashore and allowing the five passengers to escape, sheriff’s officials said.

05/26/2014

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