California marine scientists are collecting samples from sea mammals around the state in an effort to create a map of toxic hot spots.
Marine scientists are finding a large number of dead starfish along the West Coast stricken with a disease that causes the creatures to lose their arms and disintegrate.
A brood of weedy seadragon babies finished hatching last week at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, aquarium officials said.
A new visitor center showcasing Monterey Bay is getting closer to opening its doors in Santa Cruz. The facility, now under construction, is almost two decades in the making.