“Marine vomit,” coho fry and a malicious killing
"Marine vomit" is a fast-growing sea squirt, Didemnum vexillum, that is thousands of tiny animals clustered under a common membrane. Photo courtesy of USGS.
Time for Monday’s news digest:
- “Marine vomit” turns up as a new, alarming invasive species in Drakes Estero. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
- U.S. Ninth Circuit hears arguments in case involving CA’s landmark greenhouse gas emission law. [San Jose Mercury News]
- Bizarre story. Two UC Berkeley law students have been charged with willful malicious torture and killing of wildlife for beheading a rare bird in a Las Vegas casino chase. [SFist]
- Highest number of coho fry found in West Marin creeks in six years. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Transit officials admit they didn’t follow federal rules to protect endangered species in San Rafael-Santa Rosa transit project. [Marin Independent Journal]