Bob Filner

Sea lions on the move in La Jolla? Review of haul-out patterns seems to say so

Sea lions on the move in La Jolla? Review of haul-out patterns seems to say so

This winter, droves of visitors gathered daily on the bluffs south of La Jolla Cove near Boomer Beach to watch the sea lions. But two years ago, those who wanted to take a photo (or an ill-advised sea lion-selfie) would gather on the beach at La Jolla Cove. And before that, it was on the bluffs along Coast Boulevard.

Reviewing recent news stories, La Jolla Light has reported about where the sea lions would congregate in large numbers and how the most popular haul-out spots have changed. While the sea lions continue to gather all across La Jolla Cove, the areas in which they are most dense appears to have shifted.

Weighing in on the subject are marine mammal experts...

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