Learn about the small snail Crepidula fornicata, the anemone whose babies crawl out its mouth, and gymnastic barnacle sex.
Bay Nature stories about the Pacific Ocean.
We’re used to bodies having front and back, top and bottom, left and right. But as some common California tidepool creatures show, there’s a totally different way of living.
A humpback whale surfaces underneath the Golden Gate Bridge on Nov. 9, 2018. To learn more about Bay whale, dolphin and porpoise sightings visit the Golden Gate Cetacean Watch on Facebook. (Photo by Bill Keener, Golden Gate Cetacean Research) No … Read more
Scientific names can be a pain. But they’re a way to see the world around us with greater clarity.
Check out any Pacific coast tidepool for a chance to see the evidence of a common invertebrate going to war over the difference between us and them.
Marine animals adjust their lives to the weather just like you do.
Most of the state has set record temperatures this summer, but San Francisco has been cool and almost permanently cloudy because of its cool marine layer.
Despite how often we discuss climate change, experts are just beginning to monitor the acidification of the San Francisco Bay.
Climate change effects everyone. But because of a combination of environmental factors, the Bay Area is especially vulnerable to sea level rise.
Despite the declining global populations of this vulnerable species, northern fur seals are thriving on the Bay Area’s Farallon Islands.