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Sporadic Events

Monterey Bay

Anchovies swarm in Monterey Harbor, again (2017)

September, 2017

Shark Attack Summaries (2017, 2011, 2007, 2003)

May, 2017

Whale entanglements: updated April 2017

April, 2017

Pelagic Red Crabs Enter Monterey Bay (2015-17, 1982-83, 1969, & 1959)

March, 2017

Range shifts of species continue with new crab found in Elkhorn Slough

November, 2016

Rare sighting of sperm whale hunting squid in the Monterey Bay

October, 2016

Mysterious foam a byproduct of phytoplankton bloom

September, 2016

July bloom of the seaweed Ulva (2016, 2015 & 2014)

July, 2016

Another new warm-water species found in Monterey Bay

June, 2016

Stomatopod found in Elkhorn Slough

March, 2016

NMFS trawl surveys collect anomalous species

October, 2015

Warm-water urchins found along Cannery Row in Monterey Bay

August, 2015

Plankton turn Monterey Bay waters turquoise

August, 2015

Massive domoic acid event in Monterey Bay

May, 2015

Report turtle observations to NOAA

April, 2015

Young sea lions headed for mass mortality event?

April, 2015

Japan Tsunami Marine Debris (JTMD; updated January 2015)

January, 2015

Dead Cassin’s Auklets washing ashore were emaciated

November, 2014

Jellies Cover Beaches (2002, 2003, 2014, & 2015)

August, 2014

CDPH expands warning about consuming anchovies and sardines from Monterey and Santa Cruz counties

April, 2014

Fukushima Radiation (January 2014 update)

January, 2014

Shellfish Poisoning Alert for central California

December, 2013

Salmon Shark Strandings (2013)

December, 2013

Anchovy Die-Off in Santa Cruz Harbor (2013)

October, 2013

Sea Stars Impacted by Wasting Disease (2013)

October, 2013