01 Apr '12, 11am

Fish Has Sex on the Beach? Grunion's Quirky Mating Method Attracts a Crowd

Fish Has Sex on the Beach? Grunion's Quirky Mating Method Attracts a Crowd

Eric Wittman's flickr page /via If you enjoy moonlit walks, then spring can be one of the happiest times of the year in southern California, especially if you are a Grunion! California beaches are packed with people during the warm spring and summer days, but few people stick around to watch the fish that take their place at night. The California Grunion, are small silvery fish related to smelt with an unusual mating habit. The grunion run or spawn when the fish come out of the water and onto the sand. The runs are timed with the tides. During some expected runs only a few fish come out of the water. But if you are lucky enough to pick the right night and location, then the sight of thousands of fish slithering in the moonlight is a magical experience that awaits you. The Grunion’s Range The grunion can be found along Pacific beaches from Point Abreojos Mexico, to Santa Ba...

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