Posted by: Kirsten | Monday, 2 March 2009

San Diego’s Grunions… Hold the Onions!

Somewhere near San Diego… 

On certain spring nights, hundreds of small, silvery fish called grunion ride the waves onto some Southern California beaches to spawn. This unusual mating ritual is a must-see! Join Dr. Karen Martin, Executive Director of the Grunion Greeters and Birch Aquarium Instructors as they guide you through an unforgettable night of activities. Learn more than you imagined about grunion and experience the excitement of watching grunion hatch right before your eyes! Prepare for cool, wet conditions and bring a flashlight.

When: Saturday, 28 March 2009
Start: 10:00 pm   End: 12:00 midnight
Audience: Middle school and high school students, families, teachers, adults, and science professionals

Pre-Registration Required: Space is limited. Attendees must make a reservation to attend by calling the Birch Aquarium reservation department at 858-534-7336.

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