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BAYMAC hits the Bay Area next Saturday

For the fourth year the Bay Area Marine Aquarium Conference (BAYMAC) will be delivering plenty of reefing goodness for hobbyists all over Northern California next Saturday, May 14 when the doors open for the free event at Chabot College. Since…

Sex on the beach was invented by fish

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…

Anacapa Island dive video shows that there’s a whole lot more to Azoox reefing than just corals

When we think of Azoox reefing, we imagine dimly lit tanks with balanced color and a living carpet of reef life which is only represented in small part by corals. Since corals are the real photo-symbiosis specialists on the reef,…

New sea slug discovered off California coast

Sometimes the most exciting things are hiding right in front of you, just waiting for you to see. Marine biologist Jeff Goddard knows this quite well after he discovered a new species of nudibranch in a California tide pool in…