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California Diver Magazine: Ocean Sanctuaries Offers 2 Citizen Science Shark Programs

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Smooth Hammerhead shark  Photo credit: Kyle McBurnie

Smooth Hammerhead shark
Photo credit: Kyle McBurnie

“With Spring and Sevengill shark season right around the corner, Ocean Sanctuaries has two citizen science shark monitoring programs for California divers to choose from.”

 

http://californiadiver.com/ocean-sanctuaries-announces-two-citizen-science-shark-monitoring-programs-for-california-divers/

 

 

Giant Limpet Spawning

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Limpets are in the mollusk family.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megathura_crenulata

© 2015 Michael Bear

Painted Greenling

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Taken at Anchor Rock, off La Jolla Cove

© 2015 Michael Bear

Examiner: Ocean Sanctuaries Planning Marine Life Survey of Yukon Warship

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Beginning in early to mid- 2015, San Diego non-profit Ocean Sanctuaries is planning to give SCUBA divers an opportunity to contribute to a citizen science survey of the warship Yukon, which was sunk off the coast of San Diego back in 2000 and has served as a successful artificial reef ever since. The original marine life survey done by the San Diego Ocean Foundations in 2004 has provided a baseline study to follow up on after a decade.

See here for more information: http://www.examiner.com/article/ocean-sanctuaries-planning-marine-life-survey-of-warship-yukon

A Complete Tour of the Yukon: Inside and Out

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Somehow I forgot that I ever made this movie, or I never uploaded it to You Tube--in any event, here it is: for hard-core wreck divers, featuring our late, great friend 'NOAA Jim' on scooter back in 2010.

Good memories!

© 2010 Michael Bear

Octo Out in the Open in La Jolla Canyon

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© 2014 Michael Bear

Michael Maes and Ellen Cuylaerts: ‘Poetry eMotion’

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Poetry eMotion: “Byron Beholds Kona” from Michael Maes on Vimeo.

SD Expeditions: Mako and Hammerhead Meet Somewhere Off the Coast of San Diego

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A great video by Kyle McBurnie of  SD Expeditions/Ocean Sanctuaries of a Mako and Hammerhead swimming together, taken somewhere off the coast of San Diego.

(Used with Permission)

Octo Caught Out in the Open

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He was a master of camouflage too....see how he stays the same color as the sand behind him the whole time.

© 2014 Michael Bear

Diving in California This weekend? Log Your Shark Sightings with Ocean Sanctuaries

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Smooth Hammerhead shark  Photo credit: Kyle McBurnie

Smooth Hammerhead shark
Photo credit: Kyle McBurnie

 

 

 

Log your shark sightings with Ocean Sanctuaries:

 

Sevengill Sharks here:

 

http://oceansanctuaries.vm-host.net/sevengillshark/submit.jsp

 

All other shark species can be logged here, with National Geographic’s ‘Fieldscope’ citizen science tool:

 

http://sharksofsandiego.fieldscope.org/v3