July 2013
Millions of krill wash up dead on coast
California Sea Grant and its many partners are on the hunt for what might have killed and beached masses of these critically important forage animals along northern California and southern Oregon in recent weeks.
Recent News


Chemicals in farm runoff are making male fish produce egg proteins.


"Local Catch" wins $100,000 grant  


A former West Coast Sea Grant Fellow plans to expand direct seafood sales beyond Monterey Bay.


Wetland carbon budgets

New techniques are making it possible to quantify methane releases from Bay-Delta marshes.

The least tern mortality event of 2o12 has been linked to low abundances of young anchovy and rockfishes.




A vast shale formation in the headwaters of Malibu Creek explains some of the waterway's water quality woes, a scientist says.



The Pacific oyster - the world's most widely cultivated bivalve - is invading Southern California's bays and lagoons. Its proliferation could have implications for native oyster restoration efforts. 


Beach forage species going extinct locally in So Cal

A new California Sea Grant-funded study documents dramatic declines in populations of two California beach invertebrates across a 280-mile stretch of southern California coast over the last century. 



Funding Opportunity

Will the North Coast's new marine protected areas help the state meet its conservation goals? Those interested in benchmark monitoring are invited to learn more and apply:

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