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.
A 45-foot gray whale that’s been stranded in Northern California’s Klamath River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar.
Investigators have determined a pregnant blue whale whose carcass washed ashore at Bean Hollow State Park over the weekend likely died after colliding with a ship, a park ranger said Wednesday.
A 50-foot whale that could be a member of an endangered species is being buried at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Tuesday after its body washed onshore on Monday morning.
A dead whale has surfaced in the Bay Area for the second time in a week, prompting an environmental group to recommend lower speed limits for ships entering the bay.
An inbound ship struck a whale and dragged it all the way to the Port of Oakland Thursday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said.