The Summer of Crazy

Humpback whales are crowding close to shore this summer in search of food.  Photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation/Amber Jones.

Whales. Dead fish. Green beaches. WTF, Monterey Bay?


Anchovies in a bait ball. Photo by Cliff on Wikimedia.

By Hanae Armitage

They travel in massive hordes, are a keystone ocean species, and even show a little glitz. Yet anchovies are primarily known for being a commonly picked-off pizza topping.