During recent surveys researchers observed aggregations of both blue and humpback, in addition to other large whales in waters as shallow as 20 fathoms (36 m).

These sightings were primarily in waters off the southern Oregon Coast from Charleston to Gold Beach. However, because these observations only provide information within a small survey area and time span be aware that whale aggregations may exist in un- surveyed areas and may shift over short periods of time.

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