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watching

  • 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…

  • Whale Watching Photo Winners: March & April

    We’re a bit behind on this, but below are the winners of our Whale Watching Photo Contest for March & April. You can see winners for February here and December/January here.…

  • 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…

  • Whale Watching Photo Winners: February

    We’re a bit behind on announcing the winners of February’s Whale Watching Photo Contest, and we continue to receive incredible entries. Below are the winners our staff selected for last month.…

  • Spectacular Common Dolphins

    By Caitlin Scully, naturalist As whale watching season continues, we’ve been lucky enough to witness some spectacular dolphins. Many species of dolphins live off the San Diego coast, the most energetic…

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