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May 22, 2019

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Beached grey whale in area of Playa Encanto to be left to the elements

By José Antonio Pérez A beached grey whale, measuring approximately 25 meters long and weighing about 25 tons, washed up on the coast of Playa Encanto to the east of Puerto Peñasco, representing the second time this has happened this year. Luis César García González, local director of the Federal Maritime Land Zone (ZOFEMAT), confirmed […]

Call to follow protocols after season’s first whale sightings

By José Antonio Pérez Cold weather and cool sea temperatures have led to early sightings of humpback whales and whale sharks, though still quite a way from Puerto Peñasco, affirmed Harbor master Luis Castro Galán. The Harbor master went on to explain as temperatures drop, so does demand for beach services such as “banana” or […]

The Whales are Back!

For about a week now, the whales have let themselves be seen around the coasts of Puerto Peñasco, much to the admiration of fishermen and tourists. In recent years, one of the greatest winter attractions for the city has been whale watching. This usually begins sometime in January and lasts through about March, though at […]