Record Number Of Whales Getting Tangled In West Coast Crabbing GearFederal authorities are reporting a record number of whales getting tangled in crabbing gear off the U.S. West Coast.
Marine Mammal Officials Postpone Necropsy Planned For Whale Found In Oakland EstuaryThe necropsy will be performed on a remote beach on Angel Island and should help scientists figure out how the whale died.
Gov. Brown Signs Law To Protect Whales From Crab TrapsGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation meant to reduce the surging number of whales getting caught in crabbing gear.
Bay Area Humpback Whales Still In Danger, Despite Government ClassificationsHumpback whales have made such a comeback that most of them are being taken off the Endangered Species list, but not the ones we see off the California coast.
Most Humpback Whales Taken Off Endangered Species ListFederal authorities are taking most humpback whales off the endangered species list.
Scientists Seeing More Whales Than Ever Before In Bay Area WatersA group of scientists returned Sunday from their 13th annual research trip in the Farallones Marine Sanctuary, where they say they saw more whales than ever before.
Video Shows Whales Being Rescued From Crab Pot EntanglementsDramatic video shows whales being rescued off the California coast after the giant creatures got tangled up in what’s become a late crab season.
Kite Surfers Have Close Encounter With Pair Of Whales In SF BayA couple of lucky kite surfers had a once in a lifetime Thursday afternoon when a pair of whales surfaced only yards away on San Francisco Bay.
Pair Of Whales Seen Swimming In San Francisco BaySome people on San Francisco's waterfront got a surprise Monday afternoon when two whales were seen swimming between Alcatraz and Angel Island.
Killer Whales Filmed Hunting Gray Whale Calf Near Monterey's Cannery RowA group of Killer Whales were caught on video over the weekend chasing and eventually killing a Gray Whale calf near Cannery Row in Monterey.
Gray Whales Migrating North Along California CoastThrough the end of April, gray whales and their calves will be traveling north along the Central and Northern California coasts.
3 Marine Species That Call Bay Area Home Added To Endangered ListThere’s a new five year plan aimed at protecting endangered marine species, including three that make their home in and around Marin County.