White Sturgeon

Acipenser transmontanus Sturgeons are old fish, in fact in the past 200 million years they have changed little. These living fossils are remarkably different from most bony fish […]

Rockfish

Sebastes alutus, Sebastes paucispinis While 102 species of rockfish are currently recognized worldwide, the coast of British Columbia and the southeastern coast of Alaska provide habitat for approximately […]

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin

Lagenorhynchus obliquidens The Pacific white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens), is sometimes called a white-striped dolphin, hookfin porpoise, or a lag (which is a short form of its genus name […]

Orca

Orcinus orca Orcas, also known as killer whales are not really whales at all. In fact, they are actually the largest members of the dolphin family. The term […]

Opalescent Nudibranch

Hermissenda crassicornis Opalescent nudibranch are a species of ‘sea slugs’, they have rhinophores that are projections which look like horns on their head. These rhinophores help them to […]

Northern Sea Lion

Eumetopias jubatus Northern sea lions are also known as Steller sea lions, are the largest of the eared seals The world population of the northern sea lion is […]

Northern Elephant Seal

Mirounga Angustirostris The northern elephant seal is a unique species that has survived, against the odds, from a small population of anywhere from 5-100 individuals on Guadalupe Island, […]

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Dermochelys coriacea The leatherback sea turtle is the largest of all sea turtles in the world, in fact it is the largest of all reptiles by weight. Unlike […]

Leather Sea Star

Dermasterias imbricata Leather sea stars are a member of the echinoderm family, which also contains sea urchins and sea dollars. The most commonly found sea stars have five […]

Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae The humpback whale is a captivating creature. It is one of the most photographed and well-known species of whales and it boasts some of the most […]