How does wildfire ash affect the organisms in our waterways? Since plankton form the foundation of our coastal ecosystems, what happens if their equilibrium is disrupted?
Bay Nature stories about the Pacific Ocean.
Its face might have inspired the monster Alien Queen. Phronima lives like it.
“Ropeless” gear won’t work, a second-generation crab fisherman says.
In Bodega Bay, crabbers struggle to protect whales frequenting their waters–while still making a living.
As long as they aren’t poisoned or eaten, sea anemones just keep on keeping on. But how?
A North Bay birder on a field trip to the coast on September 9 found a four-foot salmon shark washed up dead at Doran Beach, in Bodega Bay. It’s the second stranding of a salmon shark in the last month … Read more
With big ships still moving regularly through the Northern California marine sanctuaries, whales are at risk.
Can California’s offshore forests be recovered?
After a foggy few weeks at the Farallon Islands, 25 miles west of San Francisco, Saturday turned clear. The five biologists who have been living and working on Southeast Farallon Island since March 30 walked the rickety path up to … Read more
Kayakers and boaters approaching too closely could be leading some sea otters to starve, scientists say.