This website, San Juan Orcas, was established to help spread awareness of the endangered Southern Resident orcas and to arm people with the knowledge of how to help save these amazing marine mammals from extinction. San Juan Orcas was also established to offer help on identifying individual orcas.
Southern Resident female Granny J2.
Do you have any photos of orcas taken in British Columbia or Washington State and want help identifying them? Send me your photos by email and I will identify each orca for you, free of charge.
Individual Orca Galleries
Southern Resident female Tahlequah J35.
Who is your favorite Southern Resident orca? View albums of each individual orca.
Orca Encounters Blog
Transient male T102.
Check out the orca encounters blog to read my almost daily adventures with orcas and see the pictures I take!
Learn How To Help Save The Orcas
Southern Resident male Gaia L78 (1989-2012) and his mother Grace L2 (est.1960-2013).
Threats to the Southern Resident orcas include Chinook/King salmon availability, toxins (PCBs, DDTs, PBDEs), and vessel noise. Here's how you can help.
Humpback whale Big Mama BCY0324.
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