Category Archives: Fisherys

HAPPY WORLD TUNA DAY!

Today is the first World Tuna Day, celebrating one of our most important fish. With over 80 countries worldwide having tuna fishing fleets, these “lions of the ocean” supply food security and nutrition, economic development, employment, government revenue, livelihoods, culture … Continue reading

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Yes, We’ve still got Ocean Problems in California – Throw Back Thursday

In a world that seems to be more filled with uncertainty than ever these days, we at California Fine Diving would like to give a little perspective on where we in California are in terms of ocean health. This photo, … Continue reading

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Return of the King

Stereolepis gigas doesn’t sound much like a king’s name. It sounds more like someone you’re going to buy a gyro from. Don’t be deceived however because this is is the scientific handle of one of the most magnificent creatures you’re … Continue reading

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Kelp Restoration and the demise of purple urchins off Palos Verdes

The Los Angeles Times ran a front page article this week detailing the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission’s 5-year plan to cull 4.8 million purple sea urchin from the cove and reefs on the southern end of the Palos Verdes … Continue reading

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Central Coast MPA’s are working!

In mid-February, a report was released detailing and assessing the first five years of the Marine Life Protection Act and it’s 29 various reserves along the central coast. In what came as a shock to almost no one, commonly fished … Continue reading

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You’re High if your Paying an all-time High for Lobster

Bug season is winding down and we here at California Fine Diving hope you all had very productive seasons and that all your buttery lobster dreams came true. It doesn’t seem to have worked out for the commercial guys this … Continue reading

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Wrapping my head around the proposed San Miguel Island abalone fishery.

I like abalone. Usually with butter and and a little garlic. I also like them in the ocean but that’s problematic for divers down south. To see healthy populations and to take themĀ  as game means driving 9-11 hours north … Continue reading

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