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migration

  • Whale Sighting!

    Just off the coast of San Diego, a delighted group of passengers on one of our recent whale watching tours were lucky enough to spot this group of six gray whales.…

  • 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…

  • Grays, Fins, and Humpbacks – Oh My!

    In the past few weeks, we’ve seen a few whale species other than grays off San Diego. A favorite is the fin whale. The second largest animal on our planet today…

  • Whale Watching: Heading North

    By Bekah Logan, naturalist We’re halfway through the season, and the whales are starting to head back north! The migration seemed to slow for a few weeks, and stormy weather kept…

  • Fabulous Fin Whales

    By Caitlin Scully, aquarium naturalist The northbound migration is beginning! We’ve seen more and more northbound grays in the last few weeks, although these viewings have not been consistent. We seem…

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