El Niño’s Gone, But Some Unusual Southern Visitors Remain on the North Coast

Investigating El Niño weather pattern and the effects it has on redistribution of species, BML research coordinator Jackie Sones and ecology professor Eric Sanford have discovered red pelagic crabs on the Californian Northern Coastline. Because they are usually found off Baja California, Sones and Sanford suggest that the finding is indicative of how strong the most recent El Nino was. 

To read the ful article published by BayNature click here.

Also published in SFGate and can be viewed here

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