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Let's go whale watching!

The day after Christmas marks the first day of gray whale watching season in Southern California.

On December 26th, more than 100 Cabrillo Whalewatch naturalists don red jackets and headed out on the high seas in search of gray whales. After months of studying and lectures on whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions and coastal birds, naturalists had the first chance to test their marine life knowledge aboard the annual training trip.

Watch for daily sighting updates from volunteers located on the bluffs of Palos Verdes ACS/LA Gray Whale Census

Join our volunteer naturalists aboard one of three whale watching boats in the Los Angeles area (see below). Once aboard keep your eyes peeled for the classic heart-shaped blow of the gray whale.

The whales migrate by our coast annually, from the nutrient-rich waters of the Arctic seas where they spend summers feeding, to the warm lagoons of Baja, California, where they mate and give birth. The entire round trip is 10 to 14,000 miles. During late February and March, there’s a good chance you’ll see new calves swimming with their mothers as they return north during the second half of the whale watching season.

The Cabrillo Whalewatch program is co-sponsored by Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Cetacean Society.

For group bookings, please contact our Whalewatch Coordinator at (310) 548-7770 or CabrilloWhalewatch@gmail.com.

For individual reservations, please contact the landing most convenient for you:
  
Marina Del Rey Sportfishing (310) 822-3625

Redondo Beach Whale Watching, Redondo Beach, (310) 372-2111

Spirit Cruises, Long Beach, (310) 548-8080

Post Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2014

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