What Keeps Fish in Line?

What Keeps Fish in Line?

What is a Lateral Line? The Lateral Line is a sense organ located on the side of a fish that allows them to detect movement in the water. This helps them out when it comes to finding food, avoiding predators, and staying in line with their...

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Musical Fish

Musical Fish

Did you catch those incredible songs performed by our very own musically inclined friend, CIMI Shark?? Yep, we created that music to your ears to help you guys remember some of our favorite sea creatures that we sometimes see out on our snorkels!...

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Crazy Life of the C-O Sole

Crazy Life of the C-O Sole

When C-O Sole’s are first born they look like any other fish. But over time they go through a crazy metamorphosis that allows them to be one truly unique fish found in the waters of Catalina. If you were to break C-O Sole’s scientific name...

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DIY Aquariums

DIY Aquariums

Starting your own aquarium at home is a simple and fun Do-It-Yourself you can do as a family, however it does require some maintenance and patience to start. There are many items needed for a full DIY aquarium to be up and running. Some of the...

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Bioluminescence in the Ocean

Bioluminescence in the Ocean

Bioluminescent organisms can create their own light! There are many weird and wonderful bioluminescent creatures in the ocean. Some emit light as a predatory tactic, like the anglerfish, which has a light-emitting photophore that protrudes from...

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California Sheephead

California Sheephead

California Sheephead – Semicossyphus pulcher Maximum length: 36in Maximum Weight: 40.4 lb Although sheephead are known to eat sea urchins, our female sheephead prefers shore crabs. It is known that all sheephead are born females and later...

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