First J pod Encounter! Encounter 2, April 16 1976


April 16 was our first ever encounter with J pod. Many of you may recognize this iconic photograph of J pod below. It has been on the cover of the Orca Survey Matriline Guide since 1994. From Left to right: J11, J1, J3, J8 (surfacing), J16, unk. juvenile.

J Pod

J Pod

J6 and J3