• Critical Area Maps

      Salish Sea
      Greater Farallones
      Monterey Bay
      Channel Islands
      CDFW Fishing Zones:
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    Data Sources

    Farallon Islands Spotter 2013-present (Point Blue)
    Spotter Pro App 2013-present (data available by request)
    Channel Islands Naturalists 1999-present (CINMS & CINP)
    Whale Alert App 2014-present (data is public)
    ACCESS Cruises 2004-present (Point Blue & NOAA/ONMS)
    Carol Keiper Research Expeditions (2003-2011)
    Cordell Bank Cruises 2004-2010 (NOAA/CBNMS)
    Rockfish Cruises 1996-2006 (NOAA/NMFS & Point Blue
    CalCOFI Cruises 1987-2006 (NOAA/NMFS & SIO)

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    Blue Whale
    Fin Whale
    Gray Whale
    Harbor Porpoise
    Humpback Whale
    Killer Whale (Orca)
    Minke Whale
    Right Whale
    Sperm Whale
    Unidentified Whale
    Bottlenose Dolphin
    Common Long-Beaked Dolphin
    Common Short-Beaked Dolphin
    Common Dolphin
    Dall's Porpoise
    Northern Right Whale Dolphin
    Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
    Risso's Dolphin
    Unidentified Dolphin
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