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March 05, 2014 by Elizabeth Devitt
About 60 coastal bottlenose dolphins have been spotted traveling from Southern California to the waters off Bodega Bay, pushing the northern limit of their range and leaving the scientists who study them with a mystery.
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
Golden Gate Cetacean Research is a nonprofit organization devoted to scientific research on local porpoises, dolphins and whales (collectively known as 'cetaceans'). The group has done extensive research on the return of harbor porpoises to San Francisco Bay.
July 01, 2011 by William Keener
When William Keener got a report of a harbor porpoise inside San Francisco Bay in 2008, he knew this was big news: They had been absent since World War II. Now, Keener's group of researchers has turned the Golden Gate Bridge into a world-class wildlife observatory where anyone can see porpoises in action. Why have they returned? Did Bay cleanup efforts make the difference? While we can't know for sure, we can celebrate this rare case of a large mammal reintroducing itself into its former habitat.
July 01, 2007 by Paul McHugh
Few craft can match a kayak for allowing you to immerse yourself in the watery universe of bay or ocean, moving silently through the world of seals, otters, dolphins, and seabirds. Two of our region's most experienced sea kayakers take us out on the water for up-close and personal encounters with some of the bountiful and charismatic marine life plying our local marine habitats.