Gray whale spy hop - original wide angle image. The next photo is an enlargement of this one to spotlight the whale.
Eschrichtius robustus wide angle - spy hop calf in kelp bed Macrocystis 2015 05-07 SB Coast-002
From 2015 05-07 SB Coast
A large aggregation or "bait ball" of northern anchovies (lower left corner) can be compared in size to several California sea lions (upper left). These sea lions are 6 about long.
Engraulis mordax massive school wide angle & Zalophus 2014 10-08 SB Channel-a-018
A large aggregation or "bait ball" of northern anchovies (lower right corner) can be compared in size to several long beaked common dolphins (upper left). These dolphins are 6 - 8 feet long.
Engraulis mordax massive school wide angle & Delphinus capensis 2014 10-08 SB Channel-a-045
Image 5 of 5 in a row: the whole body of a humpback whale calf can be seen under the clear blue water. The calf has pectoral fins that are white on both sides...hence its nickname "whitey pects."
Megaptera novaeangliae wide angle 2014 09-17 SB Channel-a-002