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Cuesta College dives in to help study eelgrass declines in Morro Bay

Two spanish shawl nudibranchs eat Eudendrium hydroids

Flaming Eye-Candy in the Tidepools: Spanish Shawl Nudibranchs, by Robin Agarwal

The best sea otter picture is one where the sea otters aren’t looking at the camera because they don’t even know you’re there. The photographer who captured this shot stayed quiet and kept far enough away from the otters so they could carry on resting, as they need to do to stay healthy.

Be Sea Otter Savvy 2: Guidelines for Observing Sea Otters Safely

Sea Slug of the Month – Yellow Blobs of Awesomeness, Guest Post by Robin Agarwal

Gena Bentall drives a boat during a sea otter study.

Meet Sea Otter Savvy

Three Opalescent Nudibranchs (Hermissenda opalescens). Photograph courtesy of Robin Agarwal via Flickr Creative Commons License

Sea Slug of the Month – Morro Bay’s ‘Gateway Nudi:’ Opalescent Nudibranch, Guest Post by Robin Agarwal

We found this injured bird, which we later discovered was a red-throated loon, lying injured on the wet sand of Morro Strand Beach.

The Red-Throated Loon and Pacific Wildlife Care

Sacramento pikeminnow are a non-native voracious predator found in Chorro Creek. This pikeminnow is an adult that is about 20 inches long.

Chorro Creek: home to steelhead and voracious non-native pikeminnow