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Family: Eschrichtiidae

Group: Mammal, Species

Scientific NameCommon NameSummary
Eschrichtius robustusGray WhaleThis whale is most easily seen in spring and fall, in shallow waters where it feeds on or near the bottom. However, it is known to overwinter and feed on fish higher in the water column. Some parasites are Cyamus scammoni, Cyamus ceti, Cyamus kessleri, and Cryptolepas rachianecti.