AMERICAN CETACEAN SOCIETY
WHALE WATCH TRIP JUNE 29, 2013
A marine mammal cruise is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2013. Nancy
Black and Richard Ternullo of Monterey
Bay Whale Watch are offering this trip as a benefit to ACS/MB's
educational programs and research grants to local graduate students.
Local distinguished naturalists will be on board to offer explanations
and background information concerning the marine mammals, birds and
other creatures encountered.
Highlights of recent summer/fall whale watching trips include sightings
of blue whales, humpback whales, Dall's porpoises riding the bow wave,
Pacific white-sided dolphins, minke whales, and numerous common dolphins.
Sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters are among the other marine mammals
Birds observed on these trips include
pelicans, gulls, cormorants, common murres, black-footed albatross,
sooty and pink-footed shearwaters, phalaropes and terns. Leatherback
turtles have also been seen, as well as close-up views of ocean sunfish
The cost of the trip is $49 per person, and a continental-style breakfast
will be included at no extra cost.
Please send checks to ACS, Post Office Box HE, Pacific Grove, CA, 93950.
For additional details phone Tony at 831-901-7259.
The cruise will last from 9 a.m. to1 p.m., with boarding at 8:30 a.m.
at the Monterey Bay Whale Watch Center on Fisherman's Wharf. See the
Bay Whale Watch website for directions.
Read accounts of previous Summer Whale Watching Trips:
Also see the August
2007 issue of Soundings for information about that year's trip,
including background information about whales and dolphins seen on summer
whale watch cruises (pdf file, opens in new window).
See a list of
marine mammals recently observed in Monterey Bay.
Make your reservation early, since space is limited.
Click on images below to see full-size photographs taken on earlier
summer whale-watching cruises in Monterey Bay.
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Last updated May 18, 2013.