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Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, CA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Humpback whales "lunge-feeding" in tandem; the Gulf is a destination foraging ground for many whales.
Humpback whales "lunge-feeding" in tandem; the Gulf is a destination foraging ground for many whales.

Cornelia Oedekoven/NOAA

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Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

Just north and west of San Francisco Bay a large expanse of Pacific Ocean along with nearshore tidal flats, rocky intertidal areas, wetlands, subtidal reefs, and coastal beaches were designated in 1981...[more]

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Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
991 Marine Drive
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone:(415) 561-6622
Email:farallones@noaa.gov

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Along the coast of California north and west of San Francisco

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