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The Current Conservation Status of The Gray Whale

With migrations of gray whales peaking in mid-January along the Bay Area coastline, now is a good time to have a bit more in depth of a look at the gray whale. This organism’s conservation classification is not straight forward, even though their geographical range is relatively small, as there are different stocks positioned in different geographical locations with different population numbers. 

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Dr. James Sumich: Gray Whales

Dr. James Sumich: “Gray Whales” 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 -9:00 P.M.
Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA


Jim will discuss the past and current distributions, migrations, and genetics of gray whales, and some likely future scenarios for this species in the in the context of our changing climate. Jim’s book “E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales” will be available for purchase and signing at the talk. Continue reading