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UCLA IoES

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AFTER YEARS OF HARD WORK, on June 6, 2012 California's Fish and Game Commission has voted to adopt a new network of protected areas along the northern coast. This marks the completion of the United States’ first statewide network of marine protected areas, and a huge step toward long-term environmental and economic health for the coast. Millions of visitors will frequent these special places to enjoy their favorite coastal activities — including surfing, diving, kayaking, and tide pooling.

Photos: Fiery Sea Slug Discovered, Lays Lacy Egg Case

New Egg Layer Photograph courtesy Jeff Goddard Pictured "knitting" a doily-like egg mass in a lab in 2008, a new species of fiery-colored nudibranch, or sea slug, has been found in shallow tide pools near a southern California campground, a new study says. Marine biologist Jeff Goddard stumbled across the carnivorous 1.2-inch (3-centimeter) creature—later dubbed Flabellina goddardi—while searching for another sea slug in Carpinteria State Park (map) in 2008. Not long afterw...

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A WARMING WORLD: THE DIFFERENCE A DEGREE MAKES / SEASHORE SEA CHANGE

On 8/20/05 in Pacific Grove CA the giant greensea anemone, a northern species that is now less abundant in northern California due to the warmer water temperatures in the tide pools near the Hopkins Reserve. Kat Wade/The Chronicle Photo: Kat Wade / SF