In the video, taken from the dive boat, you can see a large school of sardines in water surrounding the men. The whales where hundreds of yards away when the divers entered the water, but then the fish around them started to squirm.
Thrill seekers who marvel up close at whales during Northern California whale watching season are finding out simple watching pales in comparison to what you can witness 1,000 miles south of the Bay Area.
A northern California man who was rescued from his sinking sailboat off the coast of Mexico spent Father’s Day on a freighter bound for Panama.
Researchers and volunteers Monday rescued a gray whale that was entangled in a crab pot line in Bodega Bay.
A gray whale that had been tangled in a fishing net for more than three weeks as it swam up the California coast was finally disentangled Thursday by a fishing boat crew out of Bodega Bay.
A specially trained team of disentanglement experts searched the waters off the Monterey County coast Thursday for a gray whale spotted earlier in the week caught up on fishing nets.
A whale that went missing during rescue attempts last week to free it from a large fishing line has been spotted off the coast of Monterey County.
A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.
High tides are preventing scientists from reaching a dead whale that washed up in a remote part of the Point Reyes National Seashore earlier this week.
A 18-foot orca that had suffered a head wound was found dead on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore last week, a National Park Service spokesman said Monday.