ACS/LA GRAY WHALE CENSUS AND BEHAVIOR PROJECT


As of 24 Mar 2017

Southbound Today ---------------- 0
Northbound Today --------------- 77
Total Whales Today ------------- 77
Southbound Calves Today --------- 0
Northbound Calves Today --------- 0


Season to Date (since 1 Dec 2016)

Southbound ------------------- 1247
Northbound ------------------- 1016
Total ------------------------ 2263
Calves South ------------------- 68
Calves North -------------------- 9

Message from observers: One whale breached three times, and another whale did a head lunge. Two sightings rolled; we saw a pectoral flipper on one sighting of a pair of whales that were almost three miles offshore. One sighting was close enough to hear the blows. We had trouble tracking three sightings. Gray whales fluked during fourteen of thirty-six sightings. We also spotted a FIN WHALE, COMMON DOLPHIN, BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN, and PACIFIC WHITE-SIDED DOLPHIN.



For more information please contact the Census director, Alisa Schulman-Janiger (email: janiger@cox.net)

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