Patrick Krug

marine biologist at California State University, Los Angeles

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Marine biologist at California State University, Los Angeles.


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Thousands of fat innkeeper worms (aka the “penis fish”) washed up on the shores of a Northern California beach this month.

What scientists know about fat innkeeper worms

Thousands of fat innkeeper worms (aka the “penis fish”) washed up on the shores of a Northern California beach this month.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Abalone, specifically red abalone, has been a popular menu item in sushi and seafood restaurants in California. It’s a sea slug that’s about the size of a dinner plate.

Red abalone fights for survival amid climate change

Abalone, specifically red abalone, has been a popular menu item in sushi and seafood restaurants in California. It’s a sea slug that’s about the size of a dinner plate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Seaweed is crucial to all sorts of life in the ocean.   Here in California, it’s disappearing fast.   And so are the fish and sea creatures that depend on it.

A ravenous species of sea urchin is changing ecosystems off California’s coast

Seaweed is crucial to all sorts of life in the ocean. Here in California, it’s disappearing fast. And so are the fish and sea creatures that depend on it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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