The dark patch in the emerald water is a large mass of northern anchovies which has created an oceanic hot spot full of feeding sea birds, dolphins and a humpback whale
hot spot Engraulis mordax dark mass 2015 06-05 SB Channel-a-004
From 2015 06-05 SB Channel
Oil Platform Gail shows a huge flame as it burns off natural gas.
From 2010 10-23 SB Channel
A light morph and dark morph Northern Fulmar (Fulmaris glacialis).
From 2009 03-01 Condor Express All-Day Bird Trip
Santa Rosa Island with a spot of sun out in the distant grey water.
From 2008 12-21 Condor Express --> Orcas !