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Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, CA

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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]

Photo - Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
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

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Along the coast of California north and west of San Francisco

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