Editor’s Note: Two stories featured the endangered California Sea Otter in today’s news: Unexplained great white shark attacks on sea otters, and a bill, HR4043, ending protection of otters on a military weapons test site. Both are posted here. … Read More ›
California Sea Lion Deaths
A Record Year for California Sea Lion Rescues By Bette Bardeen Courtesy of Central Coast Natural History Association Nature Notes http://www.ccnha.org The California Central Coast has seen an increased number of beach visitors this year, and not all are happy… Read More ›
… I would be searching for one of the least known dolphins in the world. The snubfin dolphin, today known to science as Orcaella heinsohni, is only eight-feet long from its blunt snout to its flukes.
Information on Recent Strandings and Non-traditional Haulout Site Use by Pinnipeds in California Presented by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service Southwest Regional Office August 11, 2009 There was a disruption in the coastal upwelling process off central and northern… Read More ›
The weather condition called El Nino, may have a devasting effect on California sea lions and other marine mammals