On these pages in 2008, Pacific Coast Science and Learning Center staff posted updates on the California Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) and information on contemporary ocean research every few weeks.
Did You Know?
Historically, the Humboldt squid were seldom found further north than Baja California. The squid then came north en masse during the 1997/98 El Nino and have maintained a fairly regular presence in the waters off of northern and central California--including Point Reyes--ever since. More...