Gray Whales Begin Migration Through Long Beach Waters
Posted: January 8, 2013 | By: Ashleigh Ruhl [Gazettes]
Whale-watchers are already spotting the graceful behemoths off Long Beach’s coast as gray whales begin to make their annual migration from Alaska to Baja California and back.
Gray whales, which are typically about 40 feet long and can weigh about 40 tons, will pass through Southern California’s waters from December to May, said Kera Mathes, Aquarium of the Pacific boat programs coordinator. The aquarium offers whale-watch cruises in partnership with Harbor Breeze.
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