Thursday was a splendid day, as Captain Rod set the Pacifica to sea with our deckhand Andrew and myself (Zay) out west from Monterey Harbor. Nearly 200 Risso’s Dolphin were seen by the squid fishing fleet, and amongst them was the famous Casper, the Albino Risso’s Dolphin! Afterwards we set out to the west, leaving behind…
Wednesday was another full value adventure day, as rock-and-roll seas also yielded active Humpback Whales and abundant Risso’s Dolphin. Captain Danny, Deckhand Kevin, and myself (Zay) had little trouble finding the Dolphin early-on this morning, barely a mile out of the gate, and two humpback whales were sighted out by the south edge of the Monterey Submarine…
Sightings galore in the Monterey Bay! In the past week our trips have been seeing:
It’s a fantastic time to get out on a boat and do some exploring! Here’s some recent photos taken by our Naturalist Andrew!
Full value on the high seas on Monday. Twelve passengers (a light load) set out with us on the AM trip, led by Captain Danny “The Tank” Frank, a seasoned Monterey Mariner. Fog rolled in quickly on the AM trip, and westward we charged with hopes of breaking through the fog, which we did just…
Our 9AM trip today encountered a pod of orcas in glassy blue seas. Included in the group was OCT059 a large male transient killer whale that is infrequently encountered. 4-27-21
Photos & report by naturalist Eric Austin Yee