Far below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, three quarters of a mile deep, lies the peak of an underwater mountain. Rising 1.4 miles off…View More An Octopus Nursery Discovered on a Deep Underwater Mountain
Just this past week, the beaches of Southern California and Baja Mexico have been inundated by monsters from the briny deep. Well actually only one…View More mOARFISH, moar problems?
Was just sent these great informative short videos about research being done to understand how climate change affects coastal communities. Coastal organisms live in areas…View More California Coastal Climate Change Research
Its a bit of a circular title, but I think it is honest. Marine scientists are constantly shouting at walls of reporters and news consumers…View More Preemptive Conservation Communication Through the Lens of Negative Comments
About 5 days ago, a huge school of sardines found their way into King Harbor in Redondo Beach, CA (near Los Angeles), used up all…View More Dead sardines in California had eaten toxic algae
Apparently there is a study underway that is setting out to empirically determine the ole adage that trawling is bad for the environment, as reported…View More From the Editor’s Desk: Benefits of Bottom Trawling and Other Assorted Fairy Tales
[Update: Apparently many shark sightings were actually dolphins. You may consider being EVEN MORE AFRAID.] Two more white sharks were sighted on Sunday right here…View More Should you worry about white sharks in SoCal?
It’s been an eventful week here in the Southern California Bight – the northwest-southeast slanting part of the coastline between Point Conception (north of Los…View More SoCal sea a-swim with scum and sharks
Of course, the sad thing is that this scenario is likely to occur in deep water along the majority of coastlines. Hat tip to @scubadivergirls.View More Underwater Junkyard Off California
And you also need to heed the warnings when they tell you to get off the seawall! Thankfully no one was killed this weekend when…View More “Ya Gotta Respect the Ocean, Its Just One of Those Things…”