MACNA 2016 to be hosted in San Diego, California by the S.D Marine Aquarium Foundation

It’s official. MACNA 2016 will take place in San Diego California, hosted by the San Diego Marine Aquarium Foundation (SDMAF). The 28th annual Marine Aquarium Conference of North America makes its big return to the West Coast for the first time…

What happens to California if sea levels rise? Check out this interactive map

Despite being in the midst of a significant four-year drought here in California, there are some are predicting a super storm in the next few years based on historical evidence and frequency of massive storms. What would happen if the state was hit…

California Assembly approves shark fin ban, state one step closer to outlawing practice

The California State Assembly just overwhelmingly approved a ban on the sale and distribution of shark fins within the state moving California one step closer to joining Washington in making the Chinese delicacy illegal. After approving the proposed bill ,…

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…

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…