What whales will you see?
Some of the most common whales found along the west coast are listed below. Click each species to learn more about them.
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Need help with identification in the field? Download the Whale Alert - West Coast brochure and species guide to help you identify the whale species listed above.
For more assistance, download the whale poster developed by a collaboration between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Pacific Merchant’s Shipping Association (PMSA).