Protect California Marine Animals, Big and Small
California's Waters Need You
Humpback whales feeding in Monterey Bay. Richard Fitzer.
Humpback whales flock to the California coast, searching for herring, krill, and other small tasty fish. But these small fish are dwindling in numbers, in part due to ocean acidification, pollution, and fishing pressure.
We need to be smarter about how we fish and leave more small fish in the oceans for the big animals to eat.
Right now, there is legislation in the California State Assembly that highlights the importance of prey fish and calls for a scientific approach to fishing for them.
Speak up by March 21 for ocean creatures big and small.