Seasonal Wildlife Chart


The Sea of Cortez hosts abundant species of fish, marine mammals and bird life year-round. This chart outlines the good, better and best times of year to find specific species of gamefish, whales, birds and other sea life.

Key


GoodBetterBest

Game Fish


Game FishNovDecJanFebMarApr
Yellowtail
Amberjack
Dorado
Cabrilla Grouper
Sierra
Yellowfin Tuna
Wahoo
Red Snapper
Roosterfish

Whales


WhalesNovDecJanFebMarApr
Orca
Pilot Whales
Gray Whales
Humpback Whales
Blue Whales
Fin Whales
Sperm Whales

Other Sea Life


Other Sea LifeNovDecJanFebMarApr
Dolphins
Whale Sharks
Sea Turtles
Sea Lions

Birds & Foliage


Birds & FoliageNovDecJanFebMarApr
Pelicans
Frigatebirds
Shearwater Birds
Blue-footed Boobies
Red-billed Tropicbirds
Desert Flowers

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