The Thank You Ocean Report focuses on interesting and exciting California ocean topics such as marine mammals, the latest news on ocean health, timely ocean issues and fascinating ocean facts. Stories feature interviews with ocean experts, explorers, scientists, conservationists, government and business leaders. Listeners learn about ocean activities and recreation, surfing, fishing, boating, and the many ways we all can thank the ocean through conservation and stewardship.

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Forgotten Ghost Ships of San Francisco Bay

A mystery wreck of an early steam tugboat is now home to schools of rockfish, a pair of wolf eels and a giant octopus. It's one of more than 300 "ghost" shipwrecks being documented by researchers off of San Francisco. We talk with Robert Schwemmer, West Coast Maritime Heritage Coordinator for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. He talks about shipwrecks in the waters off of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Golden Gate National Recreation Area - one of the great undersea museums in the nation. Get ready to dive in and learn! More »

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