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Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California

...In a typical year, one or two gray whales wash ashore, said Frances Gulland, the senior scientist for the Marine Mammal Center.The most recent animal appeared Tuesday on a beach along the Point Reyes National Seashore, officials said...
Dead whale calf could have been hit by boat

...from injuries consistent with being hit by a vessel, a veterinarian determined. Dr. Frances Gulland, from the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., conducted the six-hour post-mortem investigation Sunday on the Strawberry Island beach...
Humpback entangled in gillnet near Stephens Passage

...deployment in Alaska, so that's pretty exciting to see that it works," Brix said. Barry Bracken of the Petersburg Marine Mammal Center contacted the Fisheries Service on Sunday to report a humpback whale with a gillnet wrapped around its tail in...
Study: Gray whale comeback may be based on miscalculation

...may have been cut because of warmer waters, he said. Frances Gulland, director of veterinary science at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., examined some of the whales that died in the 2000 and agreed with Palumbi that the new...
Sick sea critters aided by Marine Mammal Center

...and keeping workers hopping at the newly expanded Marine Mammal Center here. "We're way ahead in the numbers this year...pens, watch a necropsy or attend classes. The Marine Mammal Center has also sought to have a lighter environmental...
Plethora of whales slows marine traffic

...injuries to its ribs and lungs, possibly through a collision with a vessel. Veterinarian Frances Gulland from the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., determined the accident took place on July 29, the day before the whale was seen on Strawberry...


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