Orcas came out of nowhere

2015 09-24 SB Channel Orcas came out of nowhere What a fantastic day we had out in the western region of the Santa Barbara Channel today.   Sea conditions were glassy smooth all day long. Skies were sunny (and a bit hot). The great underwater visibility with our Santa Barbara cobalt color was still there. And then there were the marine …

Killer whales lead the list of 6 different marine mammal species today.

Killer whales lead the list of 6 different marine mammal species today. According to http://orcasoftheworld.wordpress.com Bigg’s killer whales were formerly known as ‘transients’. In 2012, a push was made to rename this type of killer whale in memory of Dr. Michael Bigg (1939–1990). Bigg’s killer whales range all along the west coast of North America, from California to Alaska. They …