Outside Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro, volunteers wade into the surf with plastic buckets to collect grunion, whose breeding schedule is linked to phases of the moon.
Outside Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro, volunteers wade into the surf with plastic buckets to collect grunion, whose breeding schedule is linked to phases of the moon. BOB CHAMBERLIN Los Angeles Times file
Outside Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in San Pedro, volunteers wade into the surf with plastic buckets to collect grunion, whose breeding schedule is linked to phases of the moon. BOB CHAMBERLIN Los Angeles Times file
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Sam McManis has covered travel and recreation at The Sacramento Bee since 2011, criss-crossing California to report on interesting, humorous, unexpected and sometimes truly strange stories. When he's not driving all over the state for work, McManis likes to run on the many mountain trails California boasts. Contact Sam McManis at smcmanis@sacbee.com or 916-321-1145. Twitter: @SamMcManis