Large west swells and a stiff breeze showcase the mighty spout of a humpback whale.
Megaptera novaeangliae Sea State 6 - 2014 05-17 SB Channel-b-182
From 2014 05-17 SB Channel
Up and away! A common dolphin (Delphinus capensis) leaps.
From 2013 08-15 SB Channel
A great blue heron (Ardea herodias) keeps watch along the edge.
From 2013 05-11 SB Coast
Eschrichtius robustus MANY 2013 01-19 SB Channel-b-182
From 2013 01-19 SB Channel
Yikes! A California Sea Lion looks up at the camera.
From 2010 07-08 SB Channel
Twin spyhoppinig friendly Humpbacks.
From 2010 06-13 SB Channel
This whale has been seen several years in a row in the Santa Barbara Channel, and first showed up this season around March. The scars appear to have been caused by a small boat propeller.
Tail of the whale: image 1 of 3 - Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus) tail flukes.
From 2010 01-30 SB Channel
Krill (Thysanoessa spinifera) are seen popping out of the ocean as this Humpback Whale's (Megaptera novaeangliae) jaws close around the water and krill.
From 2009 08-12 SB Channel
Humpback Whale breach (Megaptera novaengliae): Image 1 of 8.
From 2009 06-12 SB Channel - Blues & Humpbacks