Study: State Sea Otter Population Could Boom If Relocated Into San Francisco BaySea otter populations could boom in the San Francisco Bay if the otters were to get a boost from humans and were relocated into the bay waters, according to a new marine biology study.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Apologizes For Sea Otter TweetMonterey Bay Aquarium officials have issued an apology for an insensitive Twitter post that joked about a lovable sea otter named Abby's weight and called the ensuing controversy "our learning moment."
Sea Otters Struggle to Regain Historic Range on West CoastWildlife experts up and down the West Coast are struggling to figure out how to restore southern sea otters to an undersea world that's falling apart in their absence.
Video: Sea Otter Released from Rehab in Half Moon BayYankee Doodle had been treated for a number of illnesses at the Marine Mammal Center. He is the second sea otter there to be treated and released in a one-month span.
$10,000 Reward Offered In Sea Otter Killings Off Santa Cruz CountyThe killings of three sea otters off the Santa Cruz County coast have prompted authorities to offer a reward to help find out who was responsible.
Bay Area Sea Otters Making Slow ComebackNew data show a slight increase in the number of threatened California sea otters swimming in coastal waters, a comeback made more difficult because of a recent uptick in shark attacks.
HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea OttersA group of scientists are keeping a close eye at the health of sea otters off the California coast. They may be cute and furry, but California sea otters are facing a mystery threat.
California Sea Otters Mysteriously DisappearingCalifornia sea otters have begun losing ground in their struggle to survive. Many are mysteriously falling victim to a ruthless killer: The great white shark.
State Lawmaker Seeks To Extend Otter Protection FundA central coast legislator is introducing a bill that would help protect threatened sea otters by keeping a voluntary contribution check box on state income tax forms.
California Sea Otter Deaths On The RiseThe agency reported about 304 carcasses found last year in California, up from 232 dead otters in 2009.
Shark Warning After Otters Attacked Off California CoastA record number of shark-bitten sea otters have been reported along the California coastline in the past couple of months, prompting state officials to warn of a potentially increased threat to humans.