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  • Photos: Fabulous Dolphins and Migrating Grays

    Whale watching is in full swing as we passed the 200-mark in mid January for Gray Whales sighted. Mixed in the Gray Whale sightings we have already seen three mother and calf pairs.…

  • Whale Watching Season 14/15 – The Best Yet!

    By Audrey Evans, whale watching coordinator The 2014-15 whale watching season provided thousands of guests with spectacular whale and dolphin sightings. Mostly calm seas and many clear days made for great…

  • Meet the Leader of the Pod

    By Naturalist Alexx Robles Alexx Robles attended the University of California, Los Angeles, and majored in Environmental Studies with a minor in Geology. When not whale watching or teaching classes at…

  • Whale Watching: Season in Summary

    By Audrey Evans, whale watching coordinator Once again, it’s time to bid farewell to the gray whales; Birch Aquarium at Scripps’ 2011-12 whale watching season has drawn to a close. We…

  • Whale Watching: A ‘Mega’ Dolphin Encounter

    By Kate Jirik, aquarium naturalist A strange, mirror-like haze hangs over the horizon. Shimmering patterns of reflected light remind me of the images that filmmakers use to depict distant landscapes in…

  • There She Blows! Whale-Watching Season Begins

    By Bekah Logan, naturalist This year’s whale-watching season aboard the Marietta is off to a great start! Great weather and, for the most part, calm seas have been prevalent, and so have…

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