Every spring along California’s beaches tiny fish walk up the beach to spawn. This is the annual march of the beach-spawning grunion, also know as Leuresthes tenuis, and as their spawning habitat declines they need a little help in order to survive. National Geographic put together this great video showing the grunion doing their business and how “grunion greeters” are teaming up to study their behavior and protect the tiny fish. In coordination with researchers from Pepperdine University, we are able to learn more about the unique nature of California’s grunion runs.
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